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Benefit Moisturize Moisture Prep Toning Lotion

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Benefit Moisturize Moisture Prep Toning Lotion product label collected on November 28, 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 Benefit Moisturize Moisture Prep Toning Lotion is 6.

Data last updated: November 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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • 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
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Good

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

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)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair
SULISOBENZONE
Appeared as: BENZOPHENONE4

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None
SPIRAEA ULMARIA (MEADOWSWEET) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPIRAEA ULMARIA EXTRACT

Limited
ARTEMISIA CAPILLARIS (CAPILLARY ARTEMISIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARTEMISIA CAPILLARIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair
YEAST EXTRACT
Appeared as: YEAST EXTRACT (FAEX)

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

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

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:

WATER (AQUA), GLYCERIN, ALCOHOL, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, PEG60 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, PHENOXYETHANOL, PEG150, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM), TROMETHAMINE, CARBOMER, ACRYLATES/C1030 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, DISODIUM EDTA, TETRASODIUM EDTA, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, STYRENE/ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, SPIRAEA ULMARIA EXTRACT, ARTEMISIA CAPILLARIS FLOWER EXTRACT, YEAST EXTRACT (FAEX), ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, LINALOOL, BIOSACCHARIDE GUM1, BENZOPHENONE4, SODIUM HYALURONATE, HEXYL CINNAMAL, LIMONENE, SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE, BHT.

Directions from packaging:

Prep your pretty complexion with a cleanse, then apply moisture prep toning lotion with a cotton pad over face & neck to boost the power of your moisturizer...and don’t rinse!

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