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Happy Me Skincare Pore & Fine Line Perfector & Primer (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Happy Me Skincare Pore & Fine Line Perfector & Primer (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 Happy Me Skincare Pore & Fine Line Perfector & Primer (old formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Limited
COPAIFERA OFFICINALIS (BALSAM COPAIBA) RESIN
Appeared as: COPAIFERA OFFICINALIS RESIN (BALSAM COPAIBA)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
CARAPA GUAIANENSIS SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARAPA GUAIANENSIS (ANDIROBA) SEED OIL

None
EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI FRUIT) OIL (ACAI)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL (ROSEMARY)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) LEAF OIL (BERGAMOT)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL (LAVENDER)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Silica, Titanium Dioxide, Salicylic Acid, Copaifera Officinalis Resin (Balsam Copaiba), Iron Oxides, Carapa Guaianensis (Andiroba) Seed Oil, Euterpe Oleracea (Acai Fruit) Oil (Acai), Menthol, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil (Rosemary), Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Leaf Oil (Bergamot), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil (Lavender)

Directions from packaging:

Apply thin layer on visible pores or entire face.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid eye contact. Use product only as directed. Don not use on open lesions.

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