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Belli Stretchmark Minimizing Cream (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Belli Stretchmark Minimizing Cream (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Belli Stretchmark Minimizing Cream (old formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL ACETATE (VITMIN A ACETATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E) (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
DECAMETHYLCYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Appeared as: CYCLOMETHICONE

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL (MANDARIN ORANGE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

None
CETYL HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE
Appeared as: CETYL HYDOXYETHYLCELLULOSE

Fair

None

None

Limited
PHASEOLUS LUNATUS (GREEN BEAN) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: PHASEOLUS LUNATUS EXTRACT (GREEN BEAN)

None
HYDROLYZED CUCURBITA PEPO SEEDCAKE
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED CUCURBITA PEPO SEEDCAKE (PUMPKIN)

Limited

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL (AVOCADO)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT (SHEA BUTTER)

Fair

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GINSENG (PANAX GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT

None

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."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth 20, Isopropyl Palmitate, Glycerine, Sodium PCA, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E) (Vitamin E), Cetyl Hydoxyethylcellulose, Rutin, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide 3, Phaseolus Lunatus Extract (Green Bean), Hydrolyzed Cucurbita Pepo Seedcake (Pumpkin), Cyclomethicone, Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract, Darutoside, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG 100 Stearate, Persea Gratissima Oil (Avocado), Phenoxyethanol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Fruit (Shea Butter), Carbomer, Triethanolamine, Ginseng (Panax Ginseng) Root Extract, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil (Mandarin Orange), Retinyl Acetate (Vitamin A), Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Glycereth 2 Cocoate

Directions from packaging:

Apply to stretchmarks morning and night for 4 weeks and then once daily until desired results are achieved.

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