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Product score: 05

Data Availability:

Limited

Beauty Pie Plantastic Apricot Butter Cleansing Balm

Beauty Pie Plantastic Apricot Butter Cleansing Balm

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CATEGORY

Facial Cleanser

BRAND

Beauty Pie

DATA LAST UPDATED

August 2022

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • MODERATE
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • MODERATE
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    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: 02
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS SEED OIL / RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, masking, moisturising, skin conditioning, smoothing, solvent
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
HYDROGENATED POLYDECENE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient;skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, solvent, emollient
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ANHYDROUS LIQUID LANOLIN
Appeared as: LANOLIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skinprotectant, surfactant - emulsifying agent, antistatic, emollient, emulsifying, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, surfactant
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
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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
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Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive
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Ingredient score: 01
DIPHENYLSILOXY PHENYL TRIMETHICONE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) antifoaming agent, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antifoaming, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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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
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, perfuming
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
CETEARETH-20
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, surfactant - solubilizing agent
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 01
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: CERA MICROCRISTALLINA / MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, bulking agent, emulsion stabilizer, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, binding, emulsion stabilising, opacifying, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
RHUS VERNICIFLUA PEEL WAX
Appeared as: RHUS VERNICIFLUA PEEL CERA / RHUS VERNICIFLUA PEEL WAX
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, emollient, stabilising
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Ingredient score: 01
RHUS SUCCEDANEA (JAPANESE) FRUIT WAX
Appeared as: RHUS SUCCEDANEA FRUIT CERA / RHUS SUCCEDANEA FRUIT WAX
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, binding, emollient, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
LAUROYL LYSINE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C16-18, 25EO)
Appeared as: CETEARETH-12
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying, surfactant
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 01
CETYL PALMITATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, masking, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA KERNEL OIL / PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO SEED BUTTER / THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin protectant, emollient, masking, skin conditioning, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSA RUBIGINOSA SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 08
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM / FRAGRANCE
Data Availability: Fair
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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)
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 03
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 02
TETRADIBUTYL PENTAERITHRITYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE
Appeared as: PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
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Ingredient score: 02
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)
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Ingredient score: 02
TOCOPHEROL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 05
BHT
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredients from packaging:

Ricinus Communis Seed Oil / Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Lanolin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Caprylic/capric Triglyceride, Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl Trimethicone, Glyceryl Stearate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Ceteareth-20, Cera Microcristallina / Microcrystalline Wax, Rhus Verniciflua Peel Cera / Rhus Verniciflua Peel Wax, Rhus Succedanea Fruit Cera / Rhus Succedanea Fruit Wax, Lauroyl Lysine, Ceteareth-12, Cetyl Palmitate, Prunus Armeniaca Kernel Oil / Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter / Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Rosa Rubiginosa Seed Oil, Parfum / Fragrance, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Bht

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.


PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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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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