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NuFace Smoother (S2) Peptide Serum (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the NuFace Smoother (S2) Peptide Serum (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 03, 2016 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 NuFace Smoother (S2) Peptide Serum (2016 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: July 2016

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
  • 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)

Fair

• 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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Robust

Limited
GLYCERYL POLYMETHACRYLATE
Appeared as: POLYGLYCERYL METHACRYLATE

None

Limited

Fair

None

None

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) PROTEIN

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
ARTEMISIA VULGARIS (MUGWORT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARTEMISIA VULGARIS EXTRACT

None

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair
RESVERATROL
Appeared as: PICHIA/RESVERATROL FERMENT EXTRACT

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Polyglyceryl Methacrylate, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Butylene Glycol, Carbomer, Polysorbate 20, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide 4, Acetyl Hexapeptide 8, Hydrolyzed Rice Bran Protein, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Protein, Oxido Reductases, Hesperidin Methyl Chalcone, Steareth 20, Dipeptide 2, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide 7, Algae Extract, Artemisia Vulgaris Extract, Dipeptide Diaminobutyroyl Benzylamide Diacetate, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Allantoin, Disodium EDTA, Pichia/Resveratrol Ferment Extract

Directions from packaging:

Apply evenly over the entire face, neck and d�collet� area, concentrating on deeper lines and wrinkles. Use after Nourisher Serum (S1).

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