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Vika's Essentials Anti-wrinkle Serum

EWG scientists reviewed the Vika's Essentials Anti-wrinkle Serum product label collected on December 05, 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. Vika's Essentials Anti-wrinkle Serum is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: December 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

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
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) OIL
Appeared as: ROSE OIL (ROSA DAMASCENA)

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

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: SWEET ALMOND OIL (PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS)

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: EVENING PRIMROSE OIL (OENOTHERA BIENNIS)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER OIL (LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
COMMIPHORA MYRRHA (MYRRH)
Appeared as: MYRRH OIL (COMMIPHORA MYRRHA)

Limited
FRANKINCENSE OIL
Appeared as: FRANKINCENSE OIL (BOSWELLIA FREREANA)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: PATCHOULI OIL (POGOSTEMON CABLIN)

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARROT SEED OIL (DAUCUS CAROTA)

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:

Sweet Almond Oil (Prunus amygdalus dulcis)*, Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera biennis)*, Lavender Oil (Lavandula angustifolia)*, Rose Oil (Rosa damascena)*, Myrrh Oil (Commiphora myrrha)*, Frankincense Oil (Boswellia frereana)*, Patchouli Oil (Pogostemon cablin)*, Carrot Seed Oil (Daucus carota)*

Directions from packaging:

An exquisitely union of luxurious pure essential oils. Rose Otto, Myrrh, Frankincense, Carrot Seed, Patchouli, Lavender, Sweet Almond and Evening Primrose oils infuse your skin with a deep mission of softening lines, restoring your optimal hydration and individual rhythm. Apply lightly on damp skin.

Warnings from packaging:

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