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mama mio Skin Tight Toning Serum (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the mama mio Skin Tight Toning Serum (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 mama mio Skin Tight Toning Serum (old formulation) is 1.

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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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

None

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

None

Limited
HYDROXYMETHYLCELLULOSE
Appeared as: HYDROXYTHYLCELLULOSE

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEFIFERA (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT

Limited
COLA ACUMINATA (KOLA) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: COLA ACUMINATA (KOLA NUT) SEED EXTRACT

Fair

Fair
HYALURONIC ACID
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C)

Fair

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:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Butylene Glycol, Soy Protein Phthalate, Hydroxythylcellulose, Camellia Olefifera (Green Tea) Extract, Cola Acuminata (Kola Nut) Seed Extract, Carbomer, Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Coceth 7, PPG 1 PEG 9 Lauryl Glycol Ether, PEG 40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Papain, PEG 8, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Citric Acid

Directions from packaging:

Use twice a day for 6-8 weeks for maximum results. Gently massage Mama Mio Skin Tight Toning Serum on all crepey areas Tice daily. If using with Mama Mio Goodbye stretch Marks or Shrink to Fit Cream, use Skin Tight Toning Serum first, followed by any of the other Mama Mio products, The simple rule on skincare layering is use the thickest products last.! If you are breastfeeding, simply avoid the nipple area - your baby doesn't need Skin Tight Toning Serum!

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid eyes. For external use only. Safety Tested. Clinically Tested.

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