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Naturopathica Bio-Energy Lift Serum (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Naturopathica Bio-Energy Lift Serum (old formulation) product label collected on October 25, 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 Naturopathica Bio-Energy Lift Serum (old formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: October 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA LEAF OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS RETICULATA (TANGERINE) LEAF OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN) PEEL OIL

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

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS
Appeared as: JOJOBA ESTERS

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

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

None

None
COPPER PCA
Appeared as: COPPER LYSINATE/PROLINATE

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

None

None

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Limited
SILYBUM MARIANUM (LADY'S THISTLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SILYBUM MARIANUM FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
JASMINUM SAMBAC (JASMINE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: JASMINUM SAMBAC (JASMINE) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) OIL
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA OIL

Limited

Limited
PICEA EXCELSA (NORWAY SPRUCE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PICEA ABIES EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua) Glycerin, Jojoba Esters, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polyglyceryl-10 Stearate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Propanediol, Lactobacillus Ferment, Copper Lysinate/Prolinate, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38, Salicornia Herbacea Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Saccharomyces Lysate Extract, Algae Extract, Panthenol, Carnosine, Silybum Marianum Fruit Extract, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Methylglucoside Phosphate, Sucrose Stearate, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Oil, Jasminum Sambac (Jasmine) Flower Extract, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Flower Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Cinnamomum Camphora Oil, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Leaf Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Flower Oil, Lecithin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Picea Abies Extract, Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin, Caprylyl Glycol, Allantoin, Tocopherol, Pullulan, Sclerotium Gum, Alcohol, Sodium Phytate

Directions from packaging:

Apply a pea sized amount to fingertips and massage into face, neck and decollete in a circular motion. Use daily and follow with Bio-Energy Lift Contour Cream.

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