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SeSpring So Polished Sugar Scrub

EWG scientists reviewed the SeSpring So Polished Sugar Scrub product label collected on January 19, 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. SeSpring So Polished Sugar Scrub is EWG VERIFIED™.

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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Robust

Limited

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

None

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None

None

Limited
PAEONIA ALBIFLORA (WHITE PEONY) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAEONIA ALBIFLORA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: NELUMBO NUCIFERA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED WATER LOTUS) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: NELUMBO NUCIFERA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: NELUMBO NUCIFERA SEED EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
NYMPHAEA ALBA (WHITE WATER LILY) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: NYMPHAEA ALBA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
PORTULACA OLERACEA (GREEN PURSLANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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:

Glycerin, Sucrose, Dipropylene Glycol, Propanediol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Water (Aqua), Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Squalane, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan Isostearate, Camellia Japonica Flower Extract, Paeonia Albiflora Flower Extract, Nelumbo Nucifera Flower Extract, Nelumbo Nucifera Leaf Extract, Nelumbo Nucifera Root Extract, Nelumbo Nucifera Seed Extract, 1,2-Hexanediol, Butylene Glycol, Centella Asiatica Extract, Madecassoside, Madecassic Acid, Asiaticoside, Asiatic Acid, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Extract, Nymphaea Alba Flower Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Olea Europea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol.

Directions from packaging:

Apply a generous amount to wet skin. Gently masage in a circular motion. Once sugar crystals have dissolved, rinse with warm water. Use 1-2 times per week after cleansing. For all skin types.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes if irritation occurs, discontinue use.

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