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Winky Lux Gentle Daily Facial Cleanser

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Winky Lux Gentle Daily Facial Cleanser product label collected on March 12, 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 Winky Lux Gentle Daily Facial Cleanser is 3.

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
D&C RED NO. 30 (CI 73360)
Appeared as: RED 30 (CI 73360)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

None

None
ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS FRUIT JUICE
Appeared as: ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) FRUIT JUICE

None

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER WATER

Limited

Limited

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

None

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

None

Limited
TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (RED CLOVER)
Appeared as: TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (CLOVER) SPROUT EXTRACT

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

Limited

None

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

Limited
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR) WOOD EXTRACT
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA WOOD EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT

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

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

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

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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:

AQUA (WATER), SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATE, GLYCERIN, POLYSORBATE 20, GLYCERETH-18 ETHYLHEXANOATE, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) FRUIT JUICE, DEHYDROXANTHAN GUM, TRIETHYL CITRATE, DISODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE, GLYCERETH-18, SODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE, DISODIUM EDTA, SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE, ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER WATER, ISOMALT, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT EXTRACT, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT, GUAIACUM OFFICINALE WOOD EXTRACT, SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD) WOOD EXTRACT, LEUCONOSTOC/RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE, TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (CLOVER) SPROUT EXTRACT, ALCOHOL, ANANAS SATIVUS (PINEAPPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT, CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL EXTRACT, CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT, CUCUMIS MELO CANTALUPENSIS FRUIT EXTRACT, ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM SEED EXTRACT, JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA WOOD EXTRACT, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS EXTRACT, PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) FRUIT EXTRACT, PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT, ROSE EXTRACT, VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, AGAR, CALCIUM ALGINATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, GELLAN GUM, CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE), PHYTOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, PHENOXYETHANOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, CITRIC ACID, METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE, METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE, RED 30 (CI 73360), LIMONENE, HYDROXYCITRONELLAL.

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