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Tonymoly The White Tea Brightening Essence

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Tonymoly The White Tea Brightening 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 The White Tea Brightening Essence is 1.

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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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • 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
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
DECAMETHYLCYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Appeared as: CYCLOMETHICONE

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

None

None

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Robust

Limited

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA FRUIT EXTRACT

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:

Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Propanediol, Allantoin, Niacinamide, Disodium EDTA, 1,2-Hexanediol, Sodium Carbomer, Cyclomethicone, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, C14-22 Alcohols, C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside, Polyglyceryl-2 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Stearyl Alcohol , Phenyl Trimethicone, PPG-14 Butyl Ether, Hydrogenated Ethylhexyl Olivate, Hydrogenated Olive Oil Unsaponifiables, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Water, Butylene Glycol, Camellia Sinensis Seed Extract, Rosa Canina Fruit Extract, Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract, Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Extract, Phyllanthus Emblica Fruit Extract

Directions from packaging:

Apply after toner. Dispense 1-2 pumps of serum onto clean fingers. Apply evenly over the face. Gently pat until fully absorbed. Follow up with cream.

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