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L'Oreal Paris Hydra Genius Extra Dry Skin

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Oreal Paris Hydra Genius Extra Dry Skin product label collected on November 30, 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 L'Oreal Paris Hydra Genius Extra Dry Skin is 5.

Data last updated: November 2018

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 HIGH

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
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM/FRAGRANCE

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

Fair

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

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)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

None

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: 782717/9 AQUA/WATER

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM/MINERAL OIL

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

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA SEED OIL/MEADOWFOAM SEED OIL

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER/SHEA BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: CERA MICROCRISTALLINA/MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

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

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

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

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited
ACER SACCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACER SACCHARUM EXTRACT/SUGAR MAPLE EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

782717/9 AQUA/WATER, GLYCERIN, DIMETHICONE, ALCOHOL DENAT., PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM/MINERAL OIL, LIMNANTHES ALBA SEED OIL/MEADOWFOAM SEED OIL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER/SHEA BUTTER, BIS-BEHENYL/ISOSTEARYL/PHYTOSTERYL DIMER DILINOLEYL DIMER DILINOLEATE, C30-45 ALKYL DIMETHICONE, PEG-20 STEARATE, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, SILICA, PEG-100 STEARATE, PEG-30 DIPOLYHYDROXYSTEARATE, STEARYL ALCOHOL, SILANETRIOL, CERA MICROCRISTALLINA/MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX, PARAFFIN, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, CARBOMER, GLYCERYL STEARATE, TRIDECETH-6, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE, HYALURONIC ACID, AMMONIUM POLYACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE, DISODIUM EDTA, HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE, ACER SACCHARUM EXTRACT/SUGAR MAPLE EXTRACT, CAPRYLOYL SALICYLIC ACID, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, CITRIC ACID, T-BUTYL ALCOHOL, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, OCTYLDODECANOL, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, TOCOPHEROL, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SORBIC ACID, SODIUM BENZOATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, LINALOOL, LIMONENE, CITRAL, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE

Directions from packaging:

Hydra Genius is a Daily Liquid Care Moisturizer that should be used as part of your regular skincare regimen. Apply to clean skin every morning under makeup, and every night after cleansing, gently smoothing over face & neck. For best results, use in conjunction with other L'Oréal Paris Skincare products.

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