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Kypwell Essentials Firming Eye Contour Cream (2018 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kypwell Essentials Firming Eye Contour Cream (2018 formulation) product label collected on February 09, 2018 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 Kypwell Essentials Firming Eye Contour Cream (2018 formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: February 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE GLYCERIN)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS LEAF WATER
Appeared as: CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS (CYPRESS) LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL (GRAPES ALCOHOL)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER WATER (ROSE)

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS WATER (GERANIUM)

Limited

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOP) CONE EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

None
ORRIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: IRIS FLORENTINA ROOT EXTRACT

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE

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

Limited
SIEGESBECKIA ORIENTALIS (ST. PAULSWORT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SIEGESBECKIA ORIENTALIS (HOLY HERB) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
SAMBUCUS NIGRA FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: SAMBUCUS NIGRA FLOWER WATER (ELDER)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER WATER (CHAMOMILE)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Limited

None
NEPETA CATARIA EXTRACT
Appeared as: NEPETA CATARIA (CATNIP) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
GALIUM VERUM (YELLOW BEDSTRAW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GALIUM VERUM (CLEAVERS) EXTRACT

Limited
CENTAURIUM ERYTHRAEA (CENTAURY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTAURIUM ERYTHRAEA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
MALVA SYLVESTRIS (COMMON MALLOW) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MALVA SYLVESTRIS (MALLOW) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA (RIBWORT PLANTAIN) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA (PLANTAIN) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Limited
BUPLEURUM FALCATUM (SICKLE-LEAF HARE'S EAR) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: BUPLEURUM FALCATUM ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
ASTRAGALUS MEMBRANACEUS (HUANG QI) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASTRAGALUS MEMBRANACEUS ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None
HYDROLYZED CERATONIA SILIQUA SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED CERATONIA SILIQUA (CAROB) SEED EXTRACT

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Fair

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

Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Appeared as: MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (KELP) EXTRACT

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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:

Aqua, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Water, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Vegetable Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Glycerin (Vegetable Glycerin), Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Water, Tocopheryl Acetate, Euphrasia Officinalis (Eye Bright) Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Humulus Lupulus (Hop) Cone Extract, Iris Florentina Root Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Centaurea Cyanus (Cornflower) Flower Extract, Borago Officinalis (Borage) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Benzyl Alcohol, Palmitic Acid, Stearic Acid, Cetearyl Alcohol, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Siegesbeckia Orientalis (Holy Herb) Extract, Sorbitan Laurate, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Sambucus Nigra (Elder) Flower Water, Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Flower Water, Xylitylglucoside, Xylitol, Anhydroxylitol, Nepeta Cataria (Catnip) Extract, Cupressus Sempervirens (Cypress) Leaf Extract, Taraxacum Officinale (Dandelion) Leaf Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Galium Verum (Cleavers) Extract, Centaurium Erythraea Flower Extract, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Flower/Leaf Extract, Plantago Lanceolata (Plantain) Leaf Extract, Panthenol, Atractyloides Macrocephala Root Extract, Bupleurum Falcatum Root Extract, Alcohol (Grapes Alcohol), Astragalus Membranaceus Root Extract, Hydrolyzed Sweet Almond Protein, Hydrolyzed Oat Protein, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Hydrolyzed Corn Protein, Hydrolyzed Ceratonia Siliqua (Carob) Seed Extract, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Citric Acid, Ascorbic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid, Macrocystis Pyrifera (Kelp) Extract, PVP, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein.

Directions from packaging:

Apply 1 pump around the eye contour.

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