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Luminance Skincare Facial Moisturizer, Hydration (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Luminance Skincare Facial Moisturizer, Hydration (old formulation) product label collected on August 18, 2014 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 Luminance Skincare Facial Moisturizer, Hydration (old formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: August 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)
Appeared as: VITAMIN A

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

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: COMFRY EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) OIL
Appeared as: BLUE CHAMOMILE ESSENTIAL OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL

Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: KUKUI OIL

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGAN OIL

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MEADOWFOAM OIL

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: EVENING PRIMROSE OIL

None

Limited
RAPHANUS SATIVUS (RADISH) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: RED RADISH ROOT

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: VITAMIN C

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RASPBERRY SEED EXTRACT

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SEA BUCKHORN EXTRACT

Limited
CALEDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA EXTRACT

Limited
LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: HONEY SUCKLE EXTRACT

None
TAMARINDUS INDICA SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: TAMARIND SEED EXTRACT

Limited
AMARANTHUS CAUDATUS (LOVE LIES BLEEDING) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: AMARANTH SEED EXTRACT

Limited
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ST JOHNS WORT EXTRACT

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: YARROW ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROOIBUS ROOT EXTRACT

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GINKO ROOT EXTRACT.

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:

Water: Rose. Oils: Jojoba, Kukui, Argan, Meadowfoam, Evening Primrose. Sorbitan Olivate, Red Radish Root. Natural Vitamins: A, C & E. Blue Chamomile Essential Oil. Herbal Extractions: Raspberry Seed, Comfry, Sea Buckhorn, Calendula, Honey Suckle. Tamarind Seed, Amaranth Seed, St Johns Wort, Yarrow Root, Rooibus Root & Ginko Root.

Directions from packaging:

n/a

Warnings from packaging:

n/a

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