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Product score: 02

Data Availability:

Limited

Phew Beauty Even Deadlier If You Mean It! Wash Polish / EXFOLIATE + REFRESH

Phew Beauty Even Deadlier If You Mean It! Wash Polish / EXFOLIATE + REFRESH

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Phew! Beauty.

DATA LAST UPDATED

December 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: 01
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) JUICE
Appeared as: CUCUMBER JUICE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) JUICE
Appeared as: LEMON JUICE
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
AGAR
Appeared as: AGAR AGAR
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, fragrance ingredient, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, masking, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)
Appeared as: ALOE VERA
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
MANUKA HONEY
Data Availability: None
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT) SHELL POWDER
Appeared as: WALNUT SHELL POWDER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, bulking agent
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Ingredient score: 01
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: IRISH MOSS
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, hair conditioning, masking
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
XANTHAN GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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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
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, chelating, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 04
PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL
Appeared as: GERANIUM OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
NEROLI OIL
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) Not Available
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Ingredient score: 04
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) OIL
Appeared as: CLOVE OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
SODIUM BENZOATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative, anticorrosive, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredients from packaging:

purified water, cucumber juice, lemon juice, agar agar, aloe vera, manuka honey, walnut shell powder, Irish moss, xanthan gum, citric acid, jojoba oil, geranium oil, neroli oil and clove oil, potassium sorbate and sodium benzoate.

Directions from packaging:

If you have the time to luxuriate, apply polish using face brush and let it polish for 30-60 minutes. Then rinse and apply our Glow base to your cheekbones, jawline and forehead. During the evening apply with brush and let it stay rejuvenate you overnight. Rinse in the morning. Polish in the shower again and follow with our Stimulant Cream, Essence Veil or Glow Base depending on your mood....maybe even all three!

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.

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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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