Find products and ingredients Learn how Skin Deep® works Meet our experts Discover EWG VERIFIED™
Product score: 05

Data Availability:

Limited

Green People,for Men - No 1 Exfoliating Face Scrub

Green People,for Men - No 1 Exfoliating Face Scrub

WHERE TO BUY

CATEGORY

Exfoliant/Scrub

DATA LAST UPDATED

April 2021

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 08
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: AROMA
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) deodorant, masking, perfuming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 06
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON PEEL OIL* (LEMON)
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 05
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS PEEL OIL* (SWEET ORANGE)
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, astringent, masking, skin conditioning, tonic
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 05
BENZYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) external analgesic, fragrance ingredient, oral health care drug, preservative, solvent;viscosity decreasing agent, masking, solvent
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 04
PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL*^ (ROSE GERANIUM)
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 04
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) BUD OIL
Appeared as: EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS BUD OIL*^ (CLOVE)
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 03
CITRUS GRANDIS PEEL OIL* (GRAPEFRUIT)
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 03
SODIUM BENZOATE
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative, anticorrosive, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 03
SALICYLIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) antiacne agent, antidandruff agent, corn/callus/wart remover, denaturant, exfoliant;fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antidandruff, hair conditioning, keratolytic, masking, preservative, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
SORBIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
CITRIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, chelating, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
MARIS AQUA
Appeared as: AQUA (PURE WATER)
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL* (SUNFLOWER)
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER*^ (SHEA)
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosityincreasing agent - nonaqueous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA (BAMBOO) STEM EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETEARYL ALCOHOL (EMULSIFYING PLANT) WAX
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasingagent - aqueous, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, opacifying, surfactant, viscosity controlling
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
VEGETABLE GLYCERYL STEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE (PLANT DERIVED)
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
Ingredient score: 01
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, surfactant
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE POWDER* (ALOE VERA)
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT* (ROSEMARY)
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) antimicrobial agent, antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, perfuming
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
WHITE CRANBERRY POWDER
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT POWDER
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
Ingredient score: 01
SCLEROTIUM GUM
Appeared as: SCLEROTIUM GUM (NATURAL GUM)
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, viscosity increasing agent -aqueous, emulsion stabilising, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHAN GUM (CORN STARCH GUM)
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant -emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM GLUCONATE
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, chelating, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE
Appeared as: SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE (PLANT DERIVED)
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant - cleansingagent, cleansing, emulsifying, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, emollient, emulsifying
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
GLYCERYL UNDECYLENATE
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, emollient, emulsifying, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
TOCOPHEROL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA (PURE WATER), HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL*, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER*^, BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA (BAMBOO) STEM EXTRACT, CETEARYL ALCOHOL (EMULSIFYING PLANT WAX), GLYCERYL STEARATE (PLANT DERIVED EMULSIFIER), POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE, GLYCERIN, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER*, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT*, AROMA [PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL*^, EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) BUD OIL*^, CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL*, CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL*, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) PEEL OIL*], VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT POWDER, SCLEROTIUM GUM (NATURAL GUM), XANTHAN GUM (CORN STARCH GUM), SODIUM GLUCONATE, SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE (PLANT DERIVED EMULSIFIER), OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF EXTRACT, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, GLYCERYL UNDECYLENATE, TOCOPHEROL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, BENZYL ALCOHOL, SORBIC ACID, SALICYLIC ACID, CITRIC ACID, GERANIOL*, CITRAL*, CITRONELLOL*, LINALOOL*, LIMONENE*, EUGENOL*. *90.3% ORGANIC. ^FAIRLY TRADED (Period After Opening 12M)

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.


Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

Score legend

Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

NONE LIMITED FAIR GOOD ROBUST
Low Availability
Moderate Availability
High Availability

More exfoliant/scrub

VIEW ALL exfoliant/scrub

EWG VERIFIED™
Holiday Gift Set

Get Yours with a Donation of $125

ORDER NOW