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Product score: 03

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Perfectly Posh, Lime in the Coconut Exfoliating Soap Bar

Perfectly Posh, Lime in the Coconut Exfoliating Soap Bar

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Bar Soap

BRAND

Perfectly Posh

DATA LAST UPDATED

November 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: 06
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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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)
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Ingredient score: 04
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;surfactant - cleansing agent, surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, antistatic, cleansing, foam boosting, hair conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)
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Ingredient score: 04
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) PEEL POWDER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, cleansing, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning, tonic
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCOL STEARATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, emulsifying, opacifying, surfactant
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Ingredient score: 01
SUCROSE
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, humectant, skin conditioning, soothing
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, emollient, emulsifying
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM STEARATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, surfactant - emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent -aqueous, cleansing, emulsifying, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM COCOATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, surfactant - emulsifying agent, cleansing, emulsifying, surfactant
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYLACTIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosityincreasing agent - nonaqueous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) SHELL POWDER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, bulking agent, bulking, emollient, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
LUFFA CYLINDRICA (LUFFA AEGYPTIACA) FRUIT
Appeared as: LUFFA CYLINDRICA FRUIT POWDER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROXYPROPYL GUAR
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, film former, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, antistatic, binding, emulsion stabilising, film forming, surfactant, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredients from packaging:

Water/Aqua, Glycol Stearate, Sucrose, Glyceryl Stearate, Sodium Stearate, Sodium Cocoate, Polylactic Acid, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Peel Powder, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Shell Powder, Luffa Cylindrica Fruit Powder, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Oil, Hydroxypropyl Guar.

Directions from packaging:

Rub over wet skin in the shower or bath, targeting dry areas. Always start gently at first, then work up to a comfortable level of scrubbing. Not recommended for use on face.

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.


Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

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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.

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Data availability

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

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