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Aromatica Argan Intensive Hydrating Eye Cream (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Aromatica Argan Intensive Hydrating Eye Cream (2016 formulation) product label collected on June 30, 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. EWG's rating for Aromatica Argan Intensive Hydrating Eye Cream (2016 formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: June 2016

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (THEOBROMA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM SEED BUTTER

None

Limited
USNEA BARBATA (BEARD MOSS)
Appeared as: USNEA BARBATA (LICHEN) EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFERA WAX

Fair

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

None
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA
Appeared as: ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA SEED OIL

Fair

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:

AQUA, OCTYLDODECANOL, PROPANEDIOL, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, POLYGLYCERYL-3 METHYLGLUCOSE DISTEARATE, ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL, BEHENYL ALCOHOL, ARACHIDYL GLUCOSIDE, BETAINE, THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM SEED BUTTER, ZANTHOXYLUM PIPERITUM FRUIT EXTRACT, USNEA BARBATA (LICHEN) EXTRACT, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE, SORBITAN OLIVATE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, BISABOLOL, COPERNICIA CERIFERA WAX, XANTHAN GUM, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER, ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA SEED OIL, ADENOSINE

Directions from packaging:

After Argan Intensive Hydrating Serum, apply moderate amount to the eye, lips and wrinkled area with a gentle patting motion every morning and evening.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Discountinue use if irritation or rash occurs. If irritation or rash persists, consult a doctor. Do not use on irritated or damaged skin. Avoid contact with eyes. To ensure skin compatibility, conduct a skin patch test prior to use. Keep out of reach of children.

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