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Pacifica Dreamy Youth Day and Night Face Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Pacifica Dreamy Youth Day and Night Face Cream product label collected on February 06, 2020 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 Pacifica Dreamy Youth Day and Night Face Cream is 2.

Data last updated: February 2020

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • 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
Limited

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

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM (GERANIUM) OIL

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA (DAMASCUS ROSE) LEAF CELL EXTRACT

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Fair

Limited

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

None

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

None
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) NUT OIL

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair
ALGIN
Appeared as: SODIUM ALGINATE

Limited
OAT BETA GLUCAN
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA BETA GLUCAN (OAT)

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) WATER
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA WATER (COCONUT)

None
IRIS PALLIDA (DALMATION IRIS) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: IRIS PALLIDA (SWEET IRIS) LEAF CELL EXTRACT

Limited
CICHORIUM INTYBUS (CHICORY) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CICHORIUM INTYBUS ROOT OLIGOSACCHARIDES (CHICORY)

Limited

Fair

Limited

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

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."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE), ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE-3, GLYCERYL STEARATE, CETYL ALCOHOL, PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-3, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) NUT OIL, VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, LAMINARIA HYPERBOREA (KELP) EXTRACT, TOCOPHEROL ACETATE (VITAMIN E), MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, HYALURONIC ACID, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B5), ALLANTOIN, XANTHAN GUM, SODIUM ALGINATE, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) BETA GLUCAN, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) WATER, IRIS PALLIDA (SWEET IRIS) LEAF CELL EXTRACT, ROSA DAMASCENA (DAMASCUS ROSE) LEAF CELL EXTRACT, CICHORIUM INTYBUS (CHICORY) ROOT OLIGOSACCHARIDES, CAESALPINIA SPINOSA GUM, CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, PELARGONIUM (GERANIUM) OIL.

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