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Silk Therapeutics Purely Smooth Daily Firming Complex, Lemongrass

EWG scientists reviewed the Silk Therapeutics Purely Smooth Daily Firming Complex, Lemongrass 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. Silk Therapeutics Purely Smooth Daily Firming Complex, Lemongrass is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: January 2016

Ingredient Concerns


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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Silk, Vitamin C (Ascorbyl Glucoside), Sodium Anisate, Lemongrass Essential Oil

Directions from packaging:

Use each day to smooth lines and even skin tone. Use daily on clean skin. Stir as needed to maintain product consistency. 1: Apply a dime-sized amount to face, neck and decolletage. Excessive applicaiton may lead to product flaking. 2: Allow the product to sink in and firm the skin. This is the silk working with your collagen. 3: Follow with your favorite Silk Therapeutics moisturizer.

Warnings from packaging:



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