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LUVANTI Hygroscopic Retinol Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the LUVANTI Hygroscopic Retinol Cream product label collected on August 30, 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 LUVANTI Hygroscopic Retinol Cream is 5.

Data last updated: August 2018

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)
Appeared as: RETINOL

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

Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

None
DIMETHICONE/ CYCLOMETHICONE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: DIMETHICONE/CYCLOMETHICONE

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDES

Robust

None

Limited

Robust

Limited
FICUS CARICA (FIG) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: FICUS CARICA FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHAN GUM CARICILINE

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Fair

Limited
FERULA ASSA-FOETIDA (ASAFETIDA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: FERULA FETIDA EXTRACT

None

Fair
YEAST EXTRACT
Appeared as: YEAST EXTRACT PHYTO HYALURONATE

Fair

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

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

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

Limited

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS OIL

Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) STEROLS
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA STEROLS

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

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, Purified Water, Dimethicone/Cyclomethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Glycerin, Retinol, Glycerin, Water, Helichrysum Stoechas Extract, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Water, Ficus Carica Fruit Extract, Xanthan Gum (Cariciline), Lauryl Lactate, Glyceryl Stearate, Retinyl Palmitate, Phenoxyethanol/Caprylyl Glycol/Sorbic Acid, Bisabolol, Carbomer, Ferula Fetida Extract, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Tocopheryl Acetate, Yeast Extract Phyto Hyaluronate, Resveratrol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Chamomila Recutita Flower Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia Extract, Daucus Carota Root Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis Oil, Glycine Soja Sterols

Directions from packaging:

After cleansing and toning, apply a pea-sized amount to entire face and neck twice daily for maximum results. Follow with the appropriate broad spectrum SPF product in the daytime and moisturizer in the evening.

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