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Glo Skin Beauty Brightening Polish

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Glo Skin Beauty Brightening Polish 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 Brightening Polish is 3.

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

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
PHENYL T-BUTYLNITRONE (SPIN TRAP)
Appeared as: PHENYL T-BUTYLNITRONE

None

Fair

Fair

None

Fair

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
MENTHA ARVENSIS (WILD MINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA ARVENSIS LEAF OIL

Limited
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA INCARNATA FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE)

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Jojoba Esters, Cellulose Acetate, Kojic Dipalmitate, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Glycol Distearate, Phenyl t-Butylnitrone, Diacetyl Boldine, Niacinamide, Carnosine, Rumex Occidentalis Extract, Aminobutyric Acid, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Phyllanthus Emblica Fruit Extract, Mentha Arvensis Leaf Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Passiflora Incarnata Flower Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Allantoin, Gluconolactone, Dimethicone, Alcohol, Alcohol Denat., Caprylyl Glycol, Xanthan Gum, Carbomer, Cetearyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide)

Directions from packaging:

Massage a small amount of the skin polishing cleanser onto clean, damp skin, avoiding eye area. Rinse thoroughly after 2-3 minutes. Follow with Brightening Serum and your favorite Glo Skin Beauty moisturizer. Use up to 2-3 times per week.

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