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BioClarity Brighten Up, Sunshine Exfoliating & Brightening Masque

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the BioClarity Brighten Up, Sunshine Exfoliating & Brightening Masque product label collected on November 10, 2020 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for BioClarity Brighten Up, Sunshine Exfoliating & Brightening Masque is 4.

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Data last updated: November 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYLGLYERIN

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

None

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

None

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) SHELL POWDER
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA SHELL POWDER

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited
CHLORELLA VULGARIS (DERMOCHLORELLA ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHLORELLA VULGARIS EXTRACT

Limited
GANODERMA LUCIDUM (REISHI) STEM EXTRACT
Appeared as: GANODERMA LUCIDUM (MUSHROOM) STEM EXTRACT

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Isopentyldiol, Kaolin, Bentonite, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Glycerin, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Cocos Nucifera Shell Powder, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Saf ower) Seed Oil, Ribo avin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Ganoderma Lucidum (Mushroom) Stem Extract, Bromelain, Papain, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract, Lactic Acid, Acetyl Glucosamine, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Xanthan Gum, Bisabolol, Maltodextrin, Citric Acid, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglyerin, Propanediol, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Micrococcus Lysate.

Directions from packaging:

Apply a thin, even layer to a freshly washed face. Leave on for 20-30 minutes (and relax) while this masque does all the hard work! You may experience slight tingling. Gently remove the masque with warm water and pat dry. It is recommended to start slow and work your way up to using this masque no more than twice weekly.

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