Find products and ingredients Learn how Skin Deep® works Meet our experts Discover EWG VERIFIED™
Product score: 02

Data Availability:

Limited

Amber Budd Eliminate Skin Serum for Oily and Combination Skin

Amber Budd Eliminate Skin Serum for Oily and Combination Skin

WHERE TO BUY

CATEGORY

Serums & Essences

BRAND

Amber Budd

DATA LAST UPDATED

July 2022

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    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: 04
GLYCOLIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) exfoliant, ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS (WHITE TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, ultraviolet light absorber, antimicrobial, astringent, emollient, humectant, masking, oral care, skin conditioning, skin protecting, tonic, uv absorber
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT (AND) ACER SACCHARINUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACT (AND) CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT (AND) CITRUS MEDICO LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA , DENATURED ALCOHOL (PURIFIED WATER)
Data Availability: Robust
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) solvent
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, film former, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsion stabilising, film forming, stabilising, viscosity controlling
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) proprietary, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX NIGRO (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, astringent, skin conditioning, soothing, tonic
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: AQUA (AND) VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, astringent, refreshing, skin conditioning, tonic
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
YEAST EXTRACT
Appeared as: YEAST EXTRACT (PHYTO HYALURONATE)
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
1,2-HEXANEDIOL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) solvent
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, hair conditioning, humectant, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
TROPOLONE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Purified Water), Denatured Alcohol, Glycerin, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Glycolic Acid, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Extract, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract, Salix Nigro (Willow) Bark Extract, Aqua (and) Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Extract (and) Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract (and) Acer Saccharinum (Sugar Maple) Extract (and) Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract (and) Citrus Medico Limonum (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Salicylic Acid, Yeast Extract (Phyto Hyaluronate), 1,2-Hexanediol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Tropolone.

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.

LEARN MORE ON LEAPINGBUNNY.ORG

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 serums & essences

VIEW ALL serums & essences

EWG VERIFIED™
Holiday Gift Set

Get Yours with a Donation of $125

ORDER NOW