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InstaNatural Glycolic Peel

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the InstaNatural Glycolic Peel 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 Glycolic Peel is 1.

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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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OCINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE ACID POWDER

Fair

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

Fair

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:

Aqua, Glycolic Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Allium Cepa (Onion) Bulb Extract, Tocopherol, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Extract, Zingiber Ocinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Gaultheria Procumbens (Wintergreen) Leaf Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Allantoin, Sodium Hyaluronate Acid Powder.

Directions from packaging:

Apply a thin layer onto cleansed skin, avoiding the eye and lip areas. Allow to exfoliate for 30 - 60 seconds. Rinse thoroughly with cold water to stop activity and remove product. Exfoliation time maay be increased with tolerance. See paper insert for complete directions.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Discontinue use if redness or irritation occurs. Avoid direct contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children. Sunburn Alert: This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and a week afterwards.

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