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Whamisa Organic Flowers Eye Essence

EWG scientists reviewed the Whamisa Organic Flowers Eye Essence product label collected on January 18, 2017 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. Whamisa Organic Flowers Eye Essence is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: January 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

• Cancer (moderate)

None

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None
LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/RICE FERMENT FILTRATE

None
CHRYSANTHEMUM SINENSE FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/CHRYSANTHEMUM SINENSE FLOWER FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited
TARAXACUM OFFICINALE (DANDELION) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/TARAXACUM OFFICINALE (DANDELION) RHIZOME/ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None

None

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
ANGELICA SINENSIS (DONG QUAI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANGELICA POLYMORPHA SINENSIS ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

None
LEONURUS SIBIRICUS EXTRACT
Appeared as: LEONURUS SIBIRICUS FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Fair

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
BISABOLOL
Appeared as: (-)-ALPHA-BISABOLOL

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS (BAIKAL SKULLCAP) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA (MOUTAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) WOOD OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
GERANIUM MACULATUM (SPOTTED CRANESBILL) OIL
Appeared as: GERANIUM MACULATUM OIL

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

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:

*Aloe Maculata Leaf Extract, *Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, *Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, *Lactobacillus/Rice Ferment Filtrate, *Lactobacillus/Chrysanthemum Sinense Flower Ferment Filtrate, *Lactobacillus/Nelumbo Nucifera Flower Ferment Filtrate, *Lactobacillus/Taraxacum Officinale (Dandelion) Rhizome/Root Ferment Filtrate, **Cetyl Alcohol, **Cetearyl Olivate, **Sorbitan Olivate, *Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, *Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, **Cetearyl Alcohol, *Beeswax, ^^Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract, ^^Angelica Polymorpha Sinensis Root Extract, ^^Trigonella Foenum-Graecum Seed Extract, ^^Leonurus Sibiricus Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, **Stearic Acid, *Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, ^(-)-alpha-bisabolol, ***Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, ***Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, ***Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Xanthan Gum, Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil, Geranium Maculatum Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, ^Adenosine.

Directions from packaging:

[How to use]Apply in small dots around the eye area asd gently smooth until thouroughly absorbed, then moisturize with Whamisa Toner. Use alone or under makeup once or twice a day in the morning and/or evening. Tip. You can apply on the face and neck for improving of creases and brightening.

Warnings from packaging:

[Precautions] Stop use if product causes irritation. If symptoms continue, seek medical advice. Do not use on wounds. Keep out of direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children.

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