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La Mer The Intensive Revitalizing Mask

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the La Mer The Intensive Revitalizing Mask product label collected on October 10, 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 La Mer The Intensive Revitalizing Mask is 4.

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Data last updated: October 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

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)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (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

• Use restrictions (high)

None

• Contamination concerns (GOSSYPOL, HEAVY METALS, and PESTICIDES)

Fair

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

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
BHT

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATERAQUAEAU

Limited

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

Limited
ALGAE EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALGAE (SEAWEED) EXTRACT

Limited

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

None

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEEDCAKE
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEEDCAKE (SUNFLOWER)

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) SEED MEAL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS SEED MEAL (SWEET ALMOND)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited
VITAMIN E SUCCINATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE

• Cancer (low)

Fair

Limited

Robust
SEA SALT
Appeared as: SEA SALTMARIS SALSEL MARIN

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
YEAST EXTRACT
Appeared as: YEAST EXTRACTFAEXEXTRAIT DE LEVURE

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
SIGESBECKIA ORIENTALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: SIGESBECKIA ORIENTALIS (ST. PAUL'S WORT) EXTRACT

None
HELICHRYSUM ARENARIUM EXTRACT
Appeared as: HELICHRYSUM ARENARIUM (EVERLASTING) EXTRACT

Limited
LAMINARIA SACCHARINA (SUGAR KELP) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAMINARIA SACCHARINA EXTRACT

Limited

None
GELIDIUM CARTILAGINEUM (RED ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GELIDIUM CARTILAGINEUM EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

None

None

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

Limited
LAMINARIA DIGITATA (HORSETAIL KELP) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAMINARIA DIGITATA EXTRACT

None

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN (SOYBEAN)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

Robust

None

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

None

Limited
HEDIONE
Appeared as: METHYLDIHYDROJASMONATE

Fair

Limited

None

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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

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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:

WaterAquaEau, Isododecane, Algae (Seaweed) Extract, Dimethicone, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Caprylic/Capric/Myristic/Stearic Triglyceride, Peg-10 Dimethicone, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Seed Powder, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seedcake, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Seed Meal, Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil, Sodium Gluconate, Copper Gluconate, Calcium Gluconate, Magnesium Gluconate, Zinc Gluconate, Tocopheryl Succinate, Niacin, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Powder, Sea SaltMaris SalSel Marin, Nylon-12, Yeast ExtractFaexExtrait De Levure, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Isononyl Isononanoate, Cetyl Peg/Ppg-10/1 Dimethicone, Sigesbeckia Orientalis (St. Paul'S Wort) Extract, Helichrysum Arenarium (Everlasting) Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Peel Extract, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Leaf Extract, Gelidium Cartilagineum Extract, Mentha Viridis (Spearmint), Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Polygonum Fagopyrum Seed Extract, Padina Pavonica Thallus Extract, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract, Laminaria Digitata Extract, Hydrolyzed Rice Extract, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Protein, Sodium Hyaluronate, Caffeine, Hydrolyzed Algin, Acetyl Glucosamine, Cholesterol, Trisiloxane, Phytosphingosine, Yeast Polysaccharides, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Wax, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dimethicone Crosspolymer-3, Sucrose, Polysilicone-11, Caprylyl Glycol, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Sodium Pca, Urea, Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline, Methyldihydrojasmonate, Trehalose, Polyquaternium-51, Propylene Glycol Diethylhexanoate, Hexylene Glycol, Tourmaline, Tin Oxide, Bht, Limonene, Linalool, Geraniol, Citronellol, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

Apply a generous layer to face and neck. Leave on for 8 minutes. Choose to remove any excess with tissue or massage remaining cream into skin. Follow with your La Mer moisturizer.

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