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Insta Natural Youth Restoring Exfoliating Glycolic Mask

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Insta Natural Youth Restoring Exfoliating Glycolic Mask product label collected on February 02, 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 Insta Natural Youth Restoring Exfoliating Glycolic Mask is 4.

Data last updated: February 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Limited
JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Fair
CINNAMOMUM CASSIA (CINNAMON) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CASSIA LEAF OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA*

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) OIL
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT OIL

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

Limited

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

Fair

Limited

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

Limited
HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS (CHINESE HIBISCUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

None

Limited
ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM SEED OIL

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
BIXA ORELLANA (ANNATTO) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANNATTO*

Fair

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID*

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL, GLYCERIN*, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, AQUA, SILICA*, POLYGLYCERYL-10 LAURATE*, GLYCOLIC ACID, TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE, CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT OIL, CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED OIL, LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL, HESPERIDIN*, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT, CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT, HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT, GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT, EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) BUD OIL, CINNAMOMUM CASSIA LEAF OIL, CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM BARK OIL, JUNIPERUS MEXICANA OIL, LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL, PIMENTA ACRIS (BAY) LEAF OIL, MYRISTICA FRAGRANS (NUTMEG) KERNEL OIL, PIMENTA OFFICINALIS (PIMENTO) LEAF OIL, ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM SEED OIL, JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) FLOWER EXTRACT, ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT OIL, ANNATTO*, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID*, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE*.

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