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Phenomé HAPPY eye area lightener (2015 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Phenomé HAPPY eye area lightener (2015 formulation) product label collected on February 02, 2015 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 Phenomé HAPPY eye area lightener (2015 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: February 2015

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
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT WATER
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL WATER

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDE

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

Limited
ROSA CENTIFOLIA (CABBAGE ROSE) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: ROSA CENTIFOLIA FLOWER WATER

Limited

None

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF WATER
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF WATER

Limited

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
SEDUM ROSEA (RHODIOLA ROSEA) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: RHODIOLA ROSEA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

None
ORRIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: IRIS FLORENTINA ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
CARAMEL COLOR
Appeared as: CARAMEL

Good

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

Fair

• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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:

/ INCI: Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Water**, Rosa Centifolia Flower Water**, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride**, Lactobacillus/Arundinaria Gigantea Ferment Filtrate**, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Water**, Dicaprylyl Ether**, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil*, Glycerin**, Dicaprylyl Carbonate**, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil*, Glyceryl Stearate**, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate**, Cetearyl Alcohol**, Aqua**, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil*, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil**, Betaine*, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)*, Sodium Hyaluronate**, Rhodiola Rosea Root Extract**, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract*, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice**, Hamamelis Virginiana Leaf Extract**, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Extract**, Iris Florentina Root Extract**, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Leaf Extract**, Cedrus Atlantica Bark Extract**, Panax Ginseng Root Extract**, Xanthan Gum**, Caramel**, Titanium Dioxide*, Mica*, Iron Oxide*, Parfum**, Dehydroacetic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol, Citronellol***, Limonene*** *Certified Organic, **Natural Raw Materials, ***Components of Natural Essential Oils

Directions from packaging:

Apply a small amount of the cream to the cleansed skin in the eye area. Gently pat the product into the skin with your fingertips. Use morning and night.

Warnings from packaging:

FORMULATED WITHOUT: •Parabens (methyl, propyl, etc.) •Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) •Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES) •Petrolatum/Mineral Oils/Paraffin •Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) •Glycols •Chemical Sunscreens •Phthalates •Ethanolamines (MEA/DEA/TEA) •Formaldehyde Donors (DMDM Hydantoin, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylisothiazolinone) •Silicones •Lanolin •Synthetic Dyes •Synthetic Fragrances •Animal Ingredients

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