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Green Beauty Cosmetics Hyaluronic Acid Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Green Beauty Cosmetics Hyaluronic Acid Serum product label collected on March 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 Green Beauty Cosmetics Hyaluronic Acid Serum is 1.

Data last updated: March 2018

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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS STARCH (CORN)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

Limited
ROSA CENTIFOLIA (CABBAGE ROSE) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: ROSA CENTIFOLIA FLOWER WATER (CABBAGE ROSE)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Robust

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Limited

None
ROSE GERANIUM OIL (PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS)
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (aqua), vegetable glycerin, zea mays (corn) starch, macadamia ternifolia (macadamia) seed oil, prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, glycine soja (soybean) oil, vitis vinifera (grape) seed oil, brassica abyssinica (Abyssinian) oil, hibiscus sabdariffa (roselle) flower extract, rosa centifolia (cabbage rose) flower water, camellia sinensis (green tea) extract, hyaluronic acid, sodium stearoyl lactylate, cetearyl alcohol, glyceryl monostearate, dilauryl citrate, polyglyceryl-4 laurate, sorbitan laurate, honey, Geogard Ultra, yogurt powder, lecithin, beeswax, theobroma cacao (cacao) seed butter, butyrospermum parkii (shea butter), rosa canina (rose hip) seed oil, calophylium tacamahaca (tamanu) seed oil, olive squalane, tocopherol, cetearyl olivate, sorbitan olivate, xanthan gum, vanilla planifolia (vanilla) oil, pelargonium graveolens (rose geranium) oil, daucus carota sativa (carrot) oil

Directions from packaging:

Apply to damp face. Be careful not to go too close to sensitive eyes.

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