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Estée Lauder Resilience Lift Firming Sculpting Face and Neck, SPF 15 (2015 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Estée Lauder Resilience Lift Firming Sculpting Face and Neck, SPF 15 (2015 formulation) product label collected on April 09, 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 Estée Lauder Resilience Lift Firming Sculpting Face and Neck, SPF 15 (2015 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: April 2015

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 (CI 19140)

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, and DIBENZOYLMETHANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
MICA
Appeared as: MICA <

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATERAQUAEAU

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
LAMINARIA SACCHARINA (SUGAR KELP) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAMINARIA SACCHARINA EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
MIMOSA TENUIFLORA (MIMOSA) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: MIMOSA TENUIFLORA BARK EXTRACT

None

None

Limited
LAMINARIA DIGITATA (HORSETAIL KELP) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAMINARIA DIGITATA EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

Limited

None

None

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Fair
YEAST EXTRACT
Appeared as: YEAST EXTRACTFAEXEXTRAIT DE LEVURE

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

None
LACTIS PROTEINUM
Appeared as: LACTIS PROTEIN

Fair

None

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

Fair

None

Fair

None

Fair

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

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Avobenzone 3%, Octisalate 5.1%, Octocrylene 27.3%, Wateraquaeau , Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate , Cetyl Alcohol , Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate , Glycerin , Polyethylene , Butyloctyl Salicylate , Di-c12-15 Alkyl Fumarate , Petrolatum , Butylene Glycol , Hydrogenated Lecithin , Propanediol , Octyldodecyl Myristate , Hexyldecyl Stearate , Dimethicone , Laminaria Saccharina Extract , Algae Extract , Mimosa Tenuiflora Bark Extract , Plankton Extract , Artemia Extract , Laminaria Digitata Extract , Linoleic Acid , Malachite , Chamomilla Recutita(Matricaria) , Saccharomyces Ferment Lysate Filtrate , Acetyl Hexapeptide-8 , Glyceryl Stearate , Hydrogenated Polyisobutene , Yeast Extractfaexextrait De Levure , C12-16 Alcohols , Ethylhexylglycerin , Peg-100 Stearate , Whey Proteinlactis Proteinproteine Du Petit-lait , Trehalose , Thermus Thermophillus Ferment , Ergothioneine , Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate , Acetyl Glucosamine , Anthemis Nobilis(Chamomile) , Glucose Oxidase , Lactoperoxidase , Caffeine , Cholesterol , Sorbitol , Palmitic Acid , Decarboxy Carnosine Hcl , Glycine Soja(Soybean) Sterols , Polysilicone-11 , Caprylyl Glycol , Isohexadecane , Polymethyl Methacrylate , Glucose , Zinc Pca , Tocopheryl Acetate , Behenyl Alcohol , Citric Acid , Sodium Hyaluronate , Aminopropyl Ascorbyl Phosphate , Polysorbate 80 , Sodium Hydroxide , Potassium Sorbate , Maltodextrin , Acrylamide/sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer , Lecithin , Potato Starch Modified , Hexylene Glycol , Xanthan Gum , Disodium Edta , Phenoxyethanol , Yellow 5(Ci 19140) , Red 4(Ci 14700) , Titanium Dioxide(Ci 77891) , Mica <iln39642>

Directions from packaging:

For sunscreen use: apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure reapply at least every two hours use a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating Sun Protection Measures. Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a Broad Spectrum SPF value of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m. 2 p.m. wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats and sunglasses children under 6 months of age: ask a doctor

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only Do not use on damaged or broken skin When using this product keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Stop use and ask a doctor if rash occurs Keep out of reach of children. If product is swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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