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Lancome Advanced Genifique Eye Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lancome Advanced Genifique Eye Cream product label collected on July 01, 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 Lancome Advanced Genifique Eye Cream is 5.

Data last updated: July 2019

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair
PTFE (TEFLON)
Appeared as: PTFE

• Contamination concerns (PERFLUOROOCTANOIC ACID)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust

None

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT

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

None

Limited

None

None

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

Fair

Fair
YEAST EXTRACT
Appeared as: FAEX EXTRACT/YEAST EXTRACT

Fair

None
POLYGONUM FAGOPYRUM SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: POLYGONUM FAGOPYRUM SEED EXTRACT/BUCKWHEAT SEED EXTRACT

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

None

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

None

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Fair

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, Cyclohexasiloxane, Bifida ferment lysate, Glycerin, Propanediol, Alcohol denat, Polysilicone-11, Dimethicone, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Di-c12-13 alkyl malate, Ammonium polyacryloyldimethyl taurate, Ci 77891/titanium dioxide, Ascorbyl glucoside, Mica, Lactobacillus ferment, Hydrogenated vegetable oil, Sodium hyaluronate, Sodium benzoate, Hydrolyzed wheat protein, Sodium dehydroacetate, Sodium succinate, Phenoxyethanol, Adenosine, Faex extract/yeast extract, Ptfe, Peg-10 dimethicone, Arginine, Triethanolamine Chlorphenesin, Chlorhexidine digluconate, Polygonum fagopyrum seed extract/buckwheat seed extract, Silica, Salicyloyl phytosphingosine, Chlorella vulgaris extract, Dimethiconol, Limonene, Pentylene glycol, Synthetic fluorphlogopite, Linalool, Pentaerythrityl tetra-di-t-butyl hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Biosaccharide gum-1, Caprylic/capric triglyceride, Carbomer, Boron nitride, Acrylates/c10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer, Geraniol, Bis-peg/ppg-16/16 peg/ppg-16/16 dimethicone, Disodium edta, Ceteareth-20, Potassium cetyl phosphate, Citronellol, Methionine, Potassium sorbate, Glycine, Fragrance

Directions from packaging:

Suggested Usage:Try this energizing massage if your eyes need a pick me up:-Apply Genifique Yeux around the eye area.-Make a V-shape with your fingers and smooth eye cream on each side. Repeat three times.-Gently press temples. Look up, down, and sideways. Repeat five times.-Tap eye area repeatedly with your fingers. Repeat three times.

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