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Product score: 03

Data Availability:

Limited

KPS Essentials Antioxidant Eye Repair Serum (old formulation)

KPS Essentials Antioxidant Eye Repair Serum (old formulation)

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CATEGORY

Around Eye Cream

BRAND

KPS Essentials

DATA LAST UPDATED

February 2017

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 04
UNSPECIFIED OILS.
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 03
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) FRUIT OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINESIS LEAF EXTRACT (GREEN TEA)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, ultraviolet light absorber, antimicrobial, astringent, emollient, humectant, masking, oral care, skin conditioning, skin protecting, tonic, uv absorber
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
ETHYL LAUROYL ARGINATE HCL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PUNICA PRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning, solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
STEARIC ACID
Appeared as: STERIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, surfactant - cleansing agent, surfactant - emulsifying agentsurfactant-cleansing agent is included as a function for the soap form of stearic acid., cleansing, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, masking, refatting, surfactant
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Ingredient score: 01
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL POLMITATE (VITAMIN C)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, masking
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Ingredient score: 01
HYALURONIC ACID
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, antistatic, humectant, moisturising, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PALMITOYL ISOLEUCINE
Appeared as: PALMITOYL ISOLUCENE
Data Availability: None
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CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 01
UBIQUINONE
Appeared as: CO ENZYME Q10
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
XYLITYLGLUCOSIDE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ANHYDROXYLITOL
Appeared as: ANHYDROXYLITL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - humectant, humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
XYLITOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
C14-22 ALCOHOLS
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, emulsion stabilising
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Ingredient score: 01
C12-20 ALKYL GLUCOSIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying, surfactant
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredients from packaging:

Deionized Water, *Punica Pranatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil, *Rosa canina (Rosehip) Fruit Oil, *Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, *Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernal Oil, Steric Acid, Ascorbyl Polmitate (Vitamin C), Sodium Hyaluronic Acid, Palmitoyl isolucene, *Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Co Enzyme Q10, *Camellia Sinesis Leaf Extract (Green Tea), Xylitylglucoside, Anhydroxylitl, Xylitol, C14-22 Alcohols, C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside, Ethyl Lauroyl Arginate HCl, *Proprietary Blend of Essential Oils. *Organic Ingredients

Directions from packaging:

Gently smooth serum beneath and around eye along the orbital bone, then over the eyelip from lastline to browbone. Use daily, AM and/or PM. For best results, follow with Renu Cream.

Warnings from packaging:

n/a

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.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

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Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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