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Product score: 04

Data Availability:

Limited

Yes to Grapefruit Dark Circle Correcting Eye Cream (2016 formulation)

Yes to Grapefruit Dark Circle Correcting Eye Cream (2016 formulation)

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Around Eye Cream

BRAND

Yes To Grapefruit

DATA LAST UPDATED

July 2016

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • MODERATE
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    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: 08
FRAGRANCE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) deodorant, masking, perfuming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 05
LIMONENE
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 05
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
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
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
LECITHIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant - emulsifying agent, antistatic, emollient, emulsifying, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRIS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, perfuming
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
ETHYL PALMATE
Appeared as: ETHYL PALMATE (CERTIFIED INGREDIENT)
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning, solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, emulsifying, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CETYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, fragrance ingredient, opacifying agent, surfactant - emulsifying agent;surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, viscosity increasing agent -nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, masking, opacifying, surfactant, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
CRAMBE ABYSSINICA SEED OIL
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasingagent - aqueous, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, opacifying, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
PHENETHYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
BEESWAX
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, epilating agent, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, surfactant - emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, film forming, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: EMBLICA OFFCIANALIS FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
XANTHAN GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant -emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, emollient, emulsifying
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient score: 01
BEHENYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, binding, emollient, emulsion stabilising, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM ASCORBATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
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Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL (CERTIFIED INGREDIENT)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Glycerin, Ethyl Palmate (Certified Organic Ingredient), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Cetyl Alcohol, Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Phenethyl Alcohol, Beeswax, Emblica Offcianalis Fruit Extract, Xanthan Gum, Glyceryl Caprylate, Behenyl Alcohol, Limonene, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Fragrance, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Lecithin, Citris Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Fruit Extract, Sodium Ascorbate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil (Certified Organic Ingredient)

Directions from packaging:

Dab a pearl-sized amount around the eyes and orbital bon twice daily to lighten and brighten those gorgeous peepers. Oh, and if you're looking for even more natural radiance use together with the daily facial scrub and the dark spot correcting serum!

Warnings from packaging:

You probably already know this, but - for external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. If an adverse reaction develops, stop use and contact your physician. Made with natural ingredients, so product discoloration may occur.

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.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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