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Luminess Snap Back Anti-Aging Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Luminess Snap Back Anti-Aging Serum product label collected on July 11, 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 Luminess Snap Back Anti-Aging Serum is 7.

Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)
Appeared as: RETINOL

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

None

Limited

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSE HIP) FRUIT OIL

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

None

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA WATER (WITCH HAZEL)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

None

None

None

None

None

None

Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM BARBARUM (GOJI BERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair
BETA-GLUCAN
Appeared as: BETA-GLUCAN (D)

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (D-ALPHA)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
ARGININE
Appeared as: ARGININE (L)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE)
Appeared as: JASMINUM O_CINALE (JASMINE) OIL

Fair

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) OIL

Limited

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

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:

Aqua (Water), Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Glycerin, Alcohol, Acetyl Octapeptide-3, Acetyl Hexapeptide-30, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Leontopodium Alpinum Meristem Cell Culture, Retinol, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38, Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract, Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Fruit Oil, Betula Alba (Birch) Bark Extract, Lycium Barbarum (Goji Berry) Fruit Extract, Beta-Glucan (D), Tocotrienols, Tocopherol (D-alpha), Arginine (L), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Santalum Austrocaledonicum (Sandalwood) Wood Oil, Cymbopogon Martini (Palmarosa) Oil, Jasminum O_cinale (Jasmine) Oil, Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin, Cyclodextrin, Caprylyl Glycol, Xanthan Gum, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Gluconolactone, Benzimidazole Diamond Amidoethyl Urea Carbamoyl Propyl Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Alcohol Denat., Sodium Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate

Directions from packaging:

Remove cap. With forefinger on grooves, press down to release pea-sized amount of serum. Gently glide serum over skin, targeting fine lines, wrinkles, pores, lip area and anywhere in between. Continue to glide applicator until serum is fully absorbed. Repeat as needed. Use 1-2x daily. Avoid direct contact with eyes.

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