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MakeSense Advanced Anti-Aging Foundation, Ivory

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the MakeSense Advanced Anti-Aging Foundation, Ivory product label collected on October 19, 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. EWG's rating for MakeSense Advanced Anti-Aging Foundation, Ivory is 5.

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Data last updated: October 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDE CI 77492

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Robust

None

None

Limited

Fair

Limited
BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA (BAMBOO) STEM EXTRACT
Appeared as: BAMBUSA VULGARIS (BAMBOO) STEM/LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
SPIRULINA MAXIMA (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPIRULINA MAXIMA EXTRACT

None
ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA (THALE CRESS) EXTRACT

Limited
ORCHIS MASCULA (EARLY-PURPLE ORCHID) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORCHIS MASCULA (ORCHID) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED EXTRACT YEAST EXTRACT

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE
Appeared as: TETRAHEXYDECYL ASCORBATE

Limited

Fair

Limited

None

None

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

Limited

None

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE CI 77891

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

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:

Water/Aqua/Eau, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Polysilicone 11, PEG- 10 Dimethicone, Mica, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Glycerin, Isododecane, Isobutyl Methacrylate/Bis-Hydroxypropyl Dimethicone Acrylate Copolymer, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Chloride, Lycium Chinense Fruit Extract, Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Pisum Sativum (Pea) Extract, Bambusa Vulgaris (Bamboo) Stem/Leaf Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Spirulina Maxima Extract, Arabidopsis Thaliana (Thale Cress) Extract, Orchis Mascula (Orchid) Flower Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract Yeast Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Panthenol (Vitamin B), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Tetrahexydecyl Ascorbate, Lecithin, Sodium Carrageenan, Sodium Hyaluronate, Glucosamine HCl, Magnesium PCA, Copper PCA, Zinc PCA, Sorbic Acid, Ergothioneine, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Disteardimonium Hectorite May Contain: Titanium Dioxide CI 77891, Iron Oxide CI 77492, Iron Oxide CI 77491, Iron Oxide CI 77499

Directions from packaging:

Blend evenly over skin. For optimal results, use with SeneDerm Skincare products. MakeSenseAdvanced Anti-Aging Foundation can be mixed with MakeSense Pearlizer for an extra glow.

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