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DERMA E Even Tone Dark Circle Eye Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the DERMA E Even Tone Dark Circle Eye Cream product label collected on July 17, 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 DERMA E Even Tone Dark Circle Eye Cream is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

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

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

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) EXTRACT

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
PROPANEDIOL
Appeared as: PROPANEDIOL (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

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

Limited

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

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN. CERTIFIED INGREDIENTS ,

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Fair
NIACINAMIDE
Appeared as: NIACINAMIDE (VITAMIN B3)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited
PINUS PINASTER (MARITIME PINE) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: PINUS PINASTER (PYCNOGENOL) BARK EXTRACT

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C ESTER)

Limited
LILIUM CANDIDUM (MADONNA LILY)
Appeared as: LILIUM CANDIDUM (MADONNA LILY) LEAF CELL EXTRACT

Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID; ACTIMOIST BIO-1)

Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (CANADIAN WILLOWHERB) EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)

Limited

Limited

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:

: PURIFIED WATER, NIACINAMIDE (VITAMIN B3), CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED), GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED), GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) KERNEL EXTRACT, HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT, ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT, ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) EXTRACT, AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM (HORSE CHESTNUT) SEED EXTRACT, ORGANIC CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA LEAF EXTRACT*, ARCTOSTAPHYLOS UVA URSI (BEARBERRY) LEAF EXTRACT, CETEARYL OLIVATE, SORBITAN OLIVATE, CAFFEINE, PROPANEDIOL (VEGETABLE DERIVED), PINUS PINASTER (PYCNOGENOL) BARK EXTRACT, ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C ESTER), LILIUM CANDIDUM (MADONNA LILY) LEAF CELL EXTRACT, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E), SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID, ACTIMOIST BIO-1), RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A), EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (CANADIAN WILLOWHERB) EXTRACT, POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE, ZINC OXIDE, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, XANTHAN GUM, POTASSIUM SORBATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN. *CERTIFIED ORGANIC INGREDIENTS

Directions from packaging:

Gently dab around eye area with ring finger in the morning and evening. Works well under makeup.

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