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Dancing Dingo Vitamin C+ CoQ10 Repair Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dancing Dingo Vitamin C+ CoQ10 Repair Serum product label collected on November 17, 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 Dancing Dingo Vitamin C+ CoQ10 Repair Serum is 1.

Data last updated: November 2017

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair
PROPANEDIOL
Appeared as: PROPANEDIOL (VEGETABLE)

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS / RED BUSH) LEAF EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

Limited

None
OLIVE SQUALANE
Appeared as: SQUALANE (OLIVE)

Fair
PHOSPHOLIPIDS
Appeared as: PHOSPHOLIPID

Fair
UBIQUINONE
Appeared as: UBIQUINONE (COQ10)

None
VITAMIN C-ESTER
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C ESTER)

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: MIXED TOCOPHEROLS (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

Fair

Fair
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHAMONAS CAMPESTRIS GUM (XANTHAN)

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 barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice, propanediol (vegetable), camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract, camellia sinensis (darjeeling black tea) leaf extract, centella asiatica (gotu kola) extract, aspalathus linearis (rooibos / red bush) leaf extract, camellia sinensis (white tea) leaf extract, hyaluronic acid, limnanthes alba (meadowfoam) seed oil, glyceryl stearate se, squalane (olive), phospholipid, ubiquinone (CoQ10), ascorbyl palmitate (vitamin c ester), gluconolactone, mixed tocopherols (vitamin e), argania spinosa (argan) nut oil, allantoin, xanthamonas campestris (xanthan) gum, sodium benzoate

Directions from packaging:

Apply morning and evening after you cleanse and tone with Vitamin C+ AHA Toner Brighten + Refine. Using only a pea sized amount of serum, work into fingertips and apply evenly over face without tugging or pulling. Keep in mind that the serum is concentrated and apply only a small amount. If skin feels tacky reduce product used on next application. Skin should feel soft, not oily. Follow with Vitamin C+ ANTIOXIDANT Defend + Restore Moisturizer for best results.

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