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Glo Skin Beauty Clear Skin Cleanser

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Glo Skin Beauty Clear Skin Cleanser 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 Glo Skin Beauty Clear Skin Cleanser is 4.

Data last updated: November 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

None
METHYL PERFLUOROBUTYL ETHER
Appeared as: METHYL PERFLUOROISOBUTYL ETHER

None

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

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.

Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Salicylic Acid 2%, Aqua/Water/Eau, Sodium Cocoyl Apple Amino Acids, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Synthetic Wax, Magnesium Silicate, Polyacrylate-13, Methyl Perfluoroisobutyl Ether, Methyl Perfluorobutyl Ether, Polyisobutene, Polysorbate 20, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Isononyl Isononanoate, Ethylhexyl Isononanoate, Sodium Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Bisulfite, Sodium Hydroxide, Parfum/Fragrance, Butylene Glycol, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Limonene

Directions from packaging:

Apply a small amount into wet hands. Massage onto dampened face using light, circular movements for 60 seconds. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. Follow with Clear Complexion Pads. Use twice daily.

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