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bareMinerals Ageless Genius Firming & Wrinkle Smoothing Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the bareMinerals Ageless Genius Firming & Wrinkle Smoothing Serum product label collected on September 14, 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 bareMinerals Ageless Genius Firming & Wrinkle Smoothing Serum is 7.

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Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good
GOLD (CI 77480)
Appeared as: GOLD

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA/EAU)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

None

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

None

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

None

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

None

None

None

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua/Eau), Butylene Glycol, Propanediol, Dimethicone, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Squalane, Glycerin, Behenyl Alcohol, Dipeptide-15, Silica, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Malpighia Punicifolia (Acerola) Fruit Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Fagus Sylvatica Bud Extract, Stearyl Alcohol, Sodium Methyl Stearoyl Taurate, Retinyl Palmitate, Carbomer, Batyl Alcohol, Disodium Edta, Sorbitan Laurate, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Arginine/Lysine Polypeptide, Potassium Hydroxide, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Metaphosphate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Acetyl Dipeptide-1 Cetyl Ester, Polysorbate 20, Saccharide Hydrolysate, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Lauroyl Lysine, Gold, Ethylhexylglycerin, Acetyl Hydroxyproline, Fragrance (Parfum), Limonene, Linalool, Phenoxyethanol. May Contain (+/-): Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499)

Directions from packaging:

Massage 3-4 drops into cleansed skin on face and neck both morning and evening. Use with Ageless Genius Eye and Neck Creams to address all three key areas that show the signs of aging. Follow with your preferred facial moisturizer.

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