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Florence by Mills Look Alive Eye Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Florence by Mills Look Alive Eye Balm product label collected on September 19, 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 Florence by Mills Look Alive Eye Balm is 3.

Data last updated: September 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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

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

Limited

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

None

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

None

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER; EAU)

Limited

Limited

None
DODECANE, 2,6,10-TRIMETHYL
Appeared as: HYDROGENATED FARNESENE

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12)
Appeared as: CYANOCOBALAMIN

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

None

None

None

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES OIL

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

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 (Water, Eau), Glyceryl Stearate SE, Glycerin, C15-19 Alkane, Cetearyl Alcohol, Hydrogenated Farnesene, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Panthenol, Cyanocobalamin, Caffeine, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Malachite Extract, Tocopherol, Tremella Fuciformis (Mushroom) Extract, Gluconolactone, Dunaliella Salina Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Biotin, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hippophae Rhamnoides Oil, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Glyceryl Behenate, Propanediol, Ethylhexylglycerin, N-Hydroxysuccinimide, Chlorhexidine Digluconate, Linoleic Acid, Chrysin, Oleic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Stearic Acid, Linolenic Acid, Steareth-20, Pantolactone, Calcium Gluconate, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Citrate, Disodium EDTA-Copper.

Directions from packaging:

Using the metal tip, apply a small amount under your eyes, and gently tap it in with clean fingertips

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