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MyChelle Dermaceuticals Gentle Day Cream (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed the MyChelle Dermaceuticals Gentle Day Cream (old formulation) product label collected on January 01, 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. MyChelle Dermaceuticals Gentle Day Cream (old formulation) is EWG VERIFIED™.

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Data last updated: January 2016

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

Limited

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

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

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

None
SODIUM HYALURONATE CROSSPOLYMER
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE (L)

None
GLOBULARIA CORDIFOLIA CALLUS EXTRACT
Appeared as: GLOBULARIA ALYPUM LEAF EXTRACT

Fair
QUERCUS (OAK) EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUERCUS PETRAEA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

Fair

Limited

None
KINGINKA EKISU
Appeared as: LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water), Dicaprylyl Ether, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Olivate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, C10-18 Triglycerides, Sorbitan Olivate, Cetyl Palmitate, Sorbitan Palmitate, Sodium Hyaluronate (L), Globularia Alypum Leaf Extract, Quercus Petraea Fruit Extract, Sodium Lactate, Sodium Gluconate, Xanthan Gum, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Sorbitan Oleate, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Alcohol, Phytic Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate

Directions from packaging:

Apply to face and neck twice daily after cleansing for best results. Follow with sun protection in the morning.

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