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Jouve Instant Tightening and Restoring Serum

EWG scientists reviewed the Jouve Instant Tightening and Restoring Serum 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. Jouve Instant Tightening and Restoring Serum is EWG VERIFIED™.

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

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

None

Limited

None

Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: OCIMUM BASILICUM FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Limited

None
AZADIRACHTA INDICA FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
AZADIRACHTA INDICA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA LEAF EXTRACT

Fair
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA ROOT EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
SOLANUM MELONGENA (EGGPLANT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SOLANUM MELONGENA FRUIT EXTRACT

None

Limited

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, Sodium Silicate, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Xanthan Gum, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Caprylyl Glycol, Acetyl Octapeptide-3, Ocimum Basilicum Flower/Leaf Extract, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract, Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Curcuma Longa Root Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Flower Extract, Solanum Melongena Fruit Extract, Coccinia Indica Fruit Extract, Amino Esters-1

Directions from packaging:

Lightly dab a thin layer onto clean, dry skin in areas of puffiness and whrinkles. Let dry on skin completely while maintaining an expressionless face.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid direct contact with the eyes or lips. Discontinue use if redness or irritation occurs

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