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Product score: 07

Data Availability:

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BECCA Skin Love Glow Elixir (2019 formulation)

BECCA Skin Love Glow Elixir (2019 formulation)

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Makeup Primer

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Becca

DATA LAST UPDATED

July 2019

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • MODERATE
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • MODERATE
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    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: 08
FRAGRANCE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) deodorant, masking, perfuming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 07
CI 42090 (FD&C BLUE NO. 1 OR D&C BLUE NO. 4)
Appeared as: BLUE 1 (CI 42090)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, hair dyeing
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))
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Ingredient score: 05
OCTINOXATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) uv absorber, uv filter
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)
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Ingredient score: 05
GERANIOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, tonic
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 05
ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 04
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 04
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
CITRONELLOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (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: 03
BIS-PEG-18 METHYL ETHER DIMETHYL SILANE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - humectant, surfactant - foam booster, surfactant - hydrotrope, emollient, foam boosting, hair conditioning, humectant, hydrotrope, skin conditioning, surfactant
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 03
HYDROLYZED RICE BRAN EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Contamination concerns (GOSSYPOL, HEAVY METALS, and PESTICIDES)
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Ingredient score: 03
PEG-75
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, humectant, solvent
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 03
OLETH-3
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, surfactant - emulsifying agent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 03
OLETH-5
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, surfactant - emulsifying agent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 03
LINALOOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, deodorant, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
BHT
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
OLETH-3 PHOSPHATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent
CONCERNS • Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 02
MICA
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, chelating, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
TETRASODIUM EDTA
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, chelating
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, solvent, viscositydecreasing agent, humectant, masking, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
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Ingredient score: 01
HONEY
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, emollient, moisturising
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Ingredient score: 01
METHYL GLUCETH-20
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
ACETYL GLUCOSAMINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SIGESBECKIA ORIENTALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: SIGESBECKIA ORIENTALIS (ST PAUL'S WORT) EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning, tonic
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Ingredient score: 01
WHEY PROTEIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, astringent
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Ingredient score: 01
LYCIUM CHINENSE FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM CHINENSE (WOLFBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
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Ingredient score: 01
PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA (MOUTAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA (PEONY) ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 01
GENTIANA LUTEA (YELLOW GENTIAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GENTIANA LUTEA (GENTIAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
VACCINIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (BLUEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
ALGAE/ SEAWEED/ KELP EXTRACT (SPECIES UNSPECIFIED)
Appeared as: ALGAE EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, humectant, oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient;skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYGONUM CUSPIDATUM (JAPANESE KNOTWEED) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: POLYGONUM CUSPIDATUM ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
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Ingredient score: 01
YEAST EXTRACT
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
MOLASSES EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CAFFEINE
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM HYALURONATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
TOCOPHERYL LINOLEATE/ OLEATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
TREHALOSE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, humectant, moisturising
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Ingredient score: 01
SQUALANE
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
ERGOTHIONEINE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCERETH-26
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - humectant, viscosity decreasing agent, humectant, solvent, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying agent, sunscreen agent, ultraviolet light absorber
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, hair conditioning, humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CARBOMER
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, viscosity controlling
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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
HEXYLENE GLYCOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, emulsifying, perfuming, skin conditioning, surfactant
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
DISODIUM EDTA
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, chelating, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Butylene Glycol, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Honey, Methyl Gluceth-20, BIS-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane, Acetyl Glucosamine, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Leaf Extract, Sigesbeckia Orientalis (St Paul's Wort) Extract, Whey Protein, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Lycium Chinense (Wolfberry) Fruit Extract, Paeonia Suffruticosa (Peony) Root Extract, Gentiana Lutea (Gentian) Root Extract, Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Algae Extract, Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract, Yeast Extract, Molasses Extract, Hydrolyzed Rice Bran Extract, Caffeine, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopheryl Linoleate/Oleate, Fragrance, Trehalose, Squalane, Ergothioneine, Glycerin, Glycereth-26, PEG-75, Oleth-3 Phosphate, Mica, Oleth-3, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Caprylyl Glycol, Carbomer, Oleth-5, Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid, Hexylene Glycol, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Sodium Hydroxide, Linalool, Geraniol, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Citronellol, Tetrasodium EDTA, Disodium EDTA, Blue 1 (Ci 42090), BHT, Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

Suggested Usage: -This potent formula is recommended to be used once daily on clean skin followed by moisturizer, BECCA primer, and foundation. -Drop on fingertips or directly on face, gently massaging into the skin and allowing skin to drink up the glow and radiate it out.

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.

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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