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Young Living Boswellia Wrinkle Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Young Living Boswellia Wrinkle Cream product label collected on August 09, 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 Young Living Boswellia Wrinkle Cream is 4.

Data last updated: August 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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

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

Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DEOINIZED WATER

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCYERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDES

None
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SWEET ALMOND EXTRACT (PRUNUS AMYGDALUS)

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Fair

Limited
COMMIPHORA MYRRHA (MYRRH) OIL
Appeared as: COMMIPHORA MYRRHA OIL

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

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) OIL
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERII (FRANKINCENSE)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
SOLANUM PANICULATUM EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROYAL HAWAIIAN SANDALWOOD (SANTALUM PANICULATUM)

Limited
SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SANDALWOOD EXTRACT (SANTALUM ALBUM)

Limited
PHELLODENDRON AMURENSE (AMUR CORK TREE) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: PHELLODENDRON AMURENSE BARK EXTRACT

Fair
HORDEUM VULGARE (BARLEY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BARLEY EXTRACT (HORDEUM DISTICHON)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

None
LYCIUM BARBARUM SEED OIL
Appeared as: WOLBERRY (LYCIUM BARBARUM) SEED OIL

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GRAPESEED EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ST. JOHN S WORT EXTRACT

Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Appeared as: KELP EXTRACT

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)
Appeared as: ALOE VERA 200X (ALOE BARBADENSIS)

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

Deoinized Water, Glycyeryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Sweet Almond Extract (Prunus Amygdalus), Glycerin, Levulinic Acid, p-Anisic Acid, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Stearic Acid, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Cananga Odorata Flower Oil, Commiphora Myrrha Oil, Boswellia Carterii (Frankincense), Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood (Santalum paniculatum), Sandalwood Extract (Santalum Album), Phellodendron Amurense Bark Extract, Barley Extract (Hordeum Distichon), Sorbic Acid, Shea Butter, Sodium Hyaluronate, Allantoin, Xanthan Gum, Panthenol, Sodium PCA, Wolberry (Lycium Barbarum) Seed Oil, Grapeseed Extract, St. John s Wort Extract, Kelp Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Extract, Sodium Phytate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Aloe Vera 200x (Aloe Barbadensis), Sodium Hydroxide, and Citric Acid.

Directions from packaging:

Using upward strokes, apply a small amount of wrinkle cream to face and neck.

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