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Product score: 03

Data Availability:

Limited

Pacifica Sea Change Future Youth Serum (2019 formulation)

Pacifica Sea Change Future Youth Serum (2019 formulation)

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CATEGORY

Facial Moisturizer/Treatment
Serums & Essences

BRAND

Pacifica

DATA LAST UPDATED

July 2019

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
PALMITOYL PENTAPEPTIDE-4
Appeared as: PALMITOYL PENAPEPTIDE-4
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE-8
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (low)
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Ingredient score: 05
EMULSIFYING WAX
Appeared as: EMULSIFYING WAX (VEGATABLE)
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
SQUALANE
Appeared as: SQUALANE (VEGETABLE)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, refatting, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Endocrine disruption (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
XANTHAN GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant -emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-5
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
OAT BETA GLUCAN
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) WATER
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA WATER (COCONUT)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
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Ingredient score: 01
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Appeared as: MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT (KELP)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
IRIS PALLIDA (DALMATION IRIS) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: IRIS PALLIDA (SWEET IRIS) LEAF CELL EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, masking, tonic
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Ingredient score: 03
ROSA DAMASCENA EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA (DAMASCUS ROSE) LEAF CELL EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, tonic
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CICHORIUM INTYBUS (CHICORY) ROOT OLIGOSACCHARIDES
Data Availability: None
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 04
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 02
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLTHEXYLGLYCERIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) deodorant agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 04
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, PALMITOYL PENAPEPTIDE-4, ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE-3, EMULSIFYING WAX (VEGATABLE), SQUALANE (VEGETABLE), XANTHAN GUM, PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-5, OAT BETA GLUCAN, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) WATER, MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (KELP)EXTRACT, IRIS PALLIDA (SWEET IRIS) LEAF CELL EXTRACT, ROSA DAMASCENA (DAMASCUS ROSE) LEAF CELL EXTRACT, CICHORIUM INTYBUS (CHICORY) ROOT, OLIGOSACCHARIDES, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLTHEXYLGLYCERIN, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL.

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.


PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED® mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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