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Kiko Sublime Youth Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kiko Sublime Youth 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 Kiko Sublime Youth 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
  • 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
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
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

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

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER/EAU)

Limited

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

Limited

None

Fair

None

None

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

Fair

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS OIL (ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM)) OIL

Limited
GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (LEVANT COTTON)
Appeared as: GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM SEED OIL (GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) SEED) OIL

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None

Fair
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM OIL (LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED) OIL

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED) OIL

None

Fair

None

Limited
PORTULACA OLERACEA (GREEN PURSLANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT

None
NICOTIANA SYLVESTRIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: NICOTIANA SYLVESTRIS LEAF CELL CULTURE

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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.

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 (WATER/EAU), DIMETHICONE, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, PROPANEDIOL, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, BUTYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATE, GALACTOARABINAN, HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER, DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, NIACINAMIDE, GLYCERIN, PHENOXYETHANOL, SQUALANE, LAUROYL LYSINE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, ELAEIS GUINEENSIS OIL (ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) OIL), GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM SEED OIL (GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) SEED OIL), CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), POLYSORBATE 20, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, ALLANTOIN, BIDENS PILOSA EXTRACT, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, POLYSORBATE 60, LINUM USITATISSIMUM OIL (LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL), DISODIUM EDTA, RETINYL PALMITATE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, SPILANTHES ACMELLA FLOWER EXTRACT, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL), SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE, ALPHA ISOMETHYL IONONE, HYDROXYPROPYL CYCLODEXTRIN, LINALOOL, CITRONELLOL, LIMONENE, GERANIOL, DIACETYL BOLDINE, PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT, NICOTIANA SYLVESTRIS LEAF CELL CULTURE, RETINOL, TOCOPHEROL.

Directions from packaging:

Apply in the morning and evening after cleansing and before your usual skin treatments.

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