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Tonymoly 2X First Light Essence

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Tonymoly 2X First Light Essence 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 Tonymoly 2X First Light Essence is 4.

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Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BUTYL ALCOHOL)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
SARGASSUM FUSIFORME EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIZIKIA FUSIFORME EXTRACT

Limited
CHLORELLA VULGARIS (DERMOCHLORELLA ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHLORELLA VULGARIS EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

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

None

Robust

None

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

None

None

Limited

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

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

Limited

Limited

Fair
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT POWDER
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT

None

None

Limited

None
PUERARIA LOBATA (KUDZU) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUERARIA LOBATA ROOT EXTRACT WATER

None

Limited

Limited

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:

Sea Water, Algae Extract, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Hizikia Fusiforme Extract, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Butylene Glycol, Xanthan Gum, Glycereth-26, Allantoin, Disodium EDTA, Propanediol, Isopentyldiol, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Water, Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl Trimethicone, Parfum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tromethamine, Niacinamide, Adenosine, Water, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butylene Glycol, Gelatin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Pentylene Glycol, Acacia Senegal Gum, Tromethamine, Carbomer, Cellulose Gum, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract, Coccinia Indica Fruit Extract, Solanum Melongena (Eggplant) Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Flower Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Pinus Palustris Leaf Extract, Ulmus Davidiana Root Extract, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Flower Extract, Pueraria Lobata Root Extract Water, Butylene Glycol, Pinus Palustris Leaf Extract, Ulmus Davidiana Root Extract, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Flower Extract, Pueraria Lobata Root Extract, 1,2-Hexanediol, Glycerin, Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, PVM/MA Copolymer, Dipropylene Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Water

Directions from packaging:

Apply essence on clean face. Spread evenly and pat gently into the skin. After essence has been absorbed, follow up with remaining skincare.

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