InstaNatural Emu Oil
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EWG scientists reviewed the InstaNatural Emu Oil product label collected on March 24, 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 InstaNatural Emu Oil is 1.
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Data last updated: March 2021
Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Use restrictions: Ingredients restricted or prohibited for use in cosmetics, according to industry safety guidelines, government requirements or guidance from the U.S., EU, Japan or Canada.
Other Ingredient Concerns
- Enhanced skin absorption
- Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Appeared as: AEA CERTIFIED FULLY REFINED EMU OIL
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (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.
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:
AEA Certified Fully Refined Emu Oil
Directions from packaging:
Skin Care Application: Massage 2-3 drops onto cleansed skin. Best applied after a serum and before a moisturizer. May also be mixed into your favorite facial mask or scrub for added moisture. Body Care Application: Massage 1-2 pumps onto cleansed and slightly damp skin. Best applied directly after a shower. Can also be added to warm bath water for a relaxing soak to soothe tension. Hair Care Application: Massage 1-2 pumps onto dry scalp and comb to even distribute. Allow to soak for up to 30 minutes. Shampoo thoroughly to remove. May also be applied to split ends to hydrate and soften. Nail Care Application: Massage 1-2 drops around cuticles and fingertips. For best results, apply nightly. May also be mixed into a hand cream for additional nourishment.
Warnings from packaging:
For external use only. Discontinue if redness or irritation occurs. Avoid direct contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children.
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