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LEMYKA Hydrating Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the LEMYKA Hydrating Cream product label collected on May 20, 2019 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 LEMYKA Hydrating Cream is 1.

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Data last updated: May 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
LECITHIN
Appeared as: NON-GMO LECITHIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

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

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

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
NIACINAMIDE
Appeared as: NIACINAMIDE (VITAMIN B3)

Limited
ALGAE/ SEAWEED/ KELP EXTRACT (SPECIES UNSPECIFIED)
Appeared as: ALGAE (KELP) EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: ALPHA TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Fair

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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:

Aqua (water), Organic aloe Barbadensis juice (Aloe vera), Vegetable glycerin, Saccharide isomerate, Cetyl alcohol, Beeswax, Organic cocos nucifera (Coconut) oil, Butyrospermum parkii (shea butter), Sorbitan olivate, Panthenol (pro-vitamin B5), Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), Camellia sinensis leaf extract, Algae (kelp) extract, Persea gratissima (Avocado) oil, Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seed oil, Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, Alpha Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Caprylic/capric triglyceride, Xanthan gum, Calendula officinalis flower extract, Organic non-GMO lecithin, Sodium hyaluronate, Sodium benzoate, Citric acid.

Directions from packaging:

Test sample for allergies. Apply small amount to the affected area 2 to 3 times daily or as needed.

Warnings from packaging:

External use only. Avoid contact with eyes. If irritation occurs, discontinue use and consult your physician.

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