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Hylunia Facial Cleansing Gel

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Hylunia Facial Cleansing Gel product label collected on January 15, 2021 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 Hylunia Facial Cleansing Gel is 3.

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Data last updated: January 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

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)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Appeared as: COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE * (FROM COCONUT)

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

None

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA OIL * (LAVENDER)

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

Limited
CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS (ITALIAN CYPRESS) OIL
Appeared as: CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS OIL * (CYPRESS)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (DISTILLED WATER)

None
SODIUM OLIVOYL GLUTAMATE
Appeared as: SODIUM OLIVOYL GLUTAMATE * (FROM OLIVE)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF OIL * (ROSEMARY)

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS OIL * (THYME)

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

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Distilled Water), Cocamidopropyl Betaine (From Coconut)*, Sodium Olivoyl Glutamate (From Olive)*, Hyaluronic Acid*, Lysolecithin*, Sclerotium Gum*, Xanthan gum*, Citric Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin*, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Methylpropanediol, Pullulan*, Lavandula Angustifolia Oil (Lavender)*, Pelargonium Graveolens Oil (Geranium)*, Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Oil (Rosemary)*, Thymus Vulgaris Oil (Thyme)*, Cupressus Sempervirens Oil (Cypress)*

Directions from packaging:

Massage with fingertips over wet face and neck. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. Pat dry.

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