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Product score: 03

Data Availability:

Limited

derma e Ferulic Acid Resurfacing Pads

derma e Ferulic Acid Resurfacing Pads

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CATEGORY

Facial Moisturizer/Treatment

BRAND

DERMA E

DATA LAST UPDATED

January 2023

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • MODERATE
    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: 02
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED)
Data Availability: Good
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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)
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Ingredient score: 02
FERULIC ACID
Appeared as: FERULIC ACID (PLANT DERIVED)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, preservative, ultraviolet light absorber, antimicrobial
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 05
DIMETHYL MEA
Appeared as: DIMETHYI MEA
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
RESVERATROL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin protectant, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 01
MANDELIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, antimicrobial
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Ingredient score: 04
LACTIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) exfoliant, fragrance ingredient, humectant, ph adjuster, skin-conditioning agent -humectant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, buffering, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
GLUCONOLACTONE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, humectant, solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
LACTOBIONIC ACID
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) ph adjuster, buffering
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Ingredient score: 01
ALLANTOIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin protectant, skin conditioning, skin protecting, soothing
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Ingredient score: 01
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PROVITAMIN B5)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, antistatic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
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Ingredient score: 01
TERMINALIA FERDINANDIANA (KAKADU PLUM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TERMINALIA FERDINANDIANA (KAKADU PLUM) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
PRUNUS DOMESTICA (PLUM) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM HYALURONATE CROSSPOLYMER
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning, soothing
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Ingredient score: 02
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA MATRICARIA) FLOWER (CERTIFIED INGREDIENTS)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported
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Ingredient score: 01
AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM (HORSE CHESTNUT) SEED EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
LYCIUM CHINENSE FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM CHINENSIS (GOJI) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROLYZED LEPIDIUM MEYENII ROOT
Appeared as: LEPIDIUM MEYENII (MACA) ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER
Appeared as: LAVENDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER
Data Availability: None
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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: 02
PHYTIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, oral care agent, chelating
CONCERNS • Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
POLYSORBATE-20
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, surfactant - solubilizing agent
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 02
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) deodorant agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 04
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredients from packaging:

Purified Water, Glycerin (Vegetable Derived), Ferulic Acid (Plant Derived), Dimethyi MEA, Resveratrol, Mandelic Acid, Lactic Acid, Gluconolactone, Lactobionic Acid, Allantoin, Panthenol (Provitamin B5), Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Fruit Extract, Prunus Domestica (Plum) Seed Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Extract, Chamomilla Recutita Matricaria) Flower (Certified Organic Ingredients), Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Leaf Extract, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract, Lycium Chinensis (Goji) Fruit Extract, Lepidium Meyenii (Maca) Root Extract Lavendula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower, Potassium Sorbate, Phytic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Polysorbate 20, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol

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.

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

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