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SK-II LXP Ultimate Revival Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the SK-II LXP Ultimate Revival 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 SK-II LXP Ultimate Revival Serum is 6.

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Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

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

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

None
SACCHAROMYCES FERMENT FILTRATE
Appeared as: GALACTOMYCES FERMENT FILTRATE*

Fair

Limited

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

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA: Companies That Do Test on Animals

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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, Glycerin, Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate*, Niacinamide, Butylene Glycol, Sucrose Polycottonseedate, Isopropyl Isostearate, Isohexadecane, Dimethicone, Cetyl Alcohol, Polyacrylamide, Panthenol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Stearyl Alcohol, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Benzyl Alcohol, Methylparaben, Dimethiconol, PEG-100 Stearate, Stearic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Laureth-7, Propylparaben, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Ethylparaben, Fragrance, Sodium Hydroxide, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Extract, Palmitoyl Dipeptide-7, Hexapeptide-3

Directions from packaging:

Dispense 1-2 pumps of serum into your palm. Smooth over your face and neck in an outward and upward motion. Gently press and pat with your palms until completely absorbed.

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