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BioClarity Hydrating Masque

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the BioClarity Hydrating 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 Hydrating Masque is 4.

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Data last updated: November 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURATIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE ROOT EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Limited

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

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYLGLCERIN

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) WATER
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA WATER (COCONUT)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS STARCH (CORN)

Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PYRUS MALUS FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) OIL
Appeared as: OCIMUM BASILUCUM (BASIL) OIL

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL

Limited
FRANGULA ALNUS (GLOSSY BUCKTHORN) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: FRANGULA ALNUS BARK EXTRACT

Limited
GERANIUM MACULATUM (SPOTTED CRANESBILL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GERANIUM MACULATUM EXTRACT

Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARCTIUM LAPPA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EQUISETUM ARVENSE EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

None

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None

Limited
LENS ESCULENTA (LENTIL) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LENS ESCULENTA (LENTIL) SEED EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) WOOD OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
LARREA DIVARICATA (CREOSOTE BUSH) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LARREA DIVARICATA EXTRACT

None

Limited
CERAMIDE NP
Appeared as: CERAMIDE 3

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), Polyvinyl Alcohol, Undecane, Kaolin, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Water, Bentonite, Cetearyl Isononanoate, Tridecane, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Glycerin, Pyrus Malus Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Sodium Hyaluronate, Citrus Auratium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Ocimum Basilucum (Basil) Oil, Pogostemon Cablin Oil, Rosa Damascena Flower Oil, Frangula Alnus Bark Extract, Geranium Maculatum Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Arctium Lappa Root Extract, Symphytum Officinale Root Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Equisetum Arvense Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Tin Oxide, Tocopherol, Titanium Dioxide, Mica, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Ethylhexylglcerin, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Indigofera Tinctoria Extract, Lens Esculenta (Lentil) Seed Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil, Juglans Nigra (Black Walnut) Leaf Extract, Larrea Divaricata Extract, Quassia Amara Wood Extract, Ceramide 3, Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

Apply to a clean, dry face. Use fingertips to smooth a thin, even layer to your face, working from one side to the other. Avoid contact with eyebrows, hairline and eye area. Leave on for 20-30 minutes, until fully dry. To remove, either gently peel the masque off from the edges or wash it off. End with rinsing your face with warm water and pat dry. Apply up to twice weekly.

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