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Product score: 02

Data Availability:

Limited

Lab Series Age Rescue Eye Therapy

Lab Series Age Rescue Eye Therapy

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Around Eye Cream

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Lab Series

DATA LAST UPDATED

December 2019

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • MODERATE
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    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: 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
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 03
POLYSORBATE-80
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, surfactant - solubilizingagent, emulsifying, surfactant
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 03
OLETH-10
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, perfuming
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 03
PEG-8
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) humectant, solvent
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 02
ETHYLENE/ ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, film former, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, binding, emulsion stabilising, film forming, opacifying
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
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Ingredient score: 02
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, ultraviolet light absorber, antimicrobial, astringent, emollient, humectant, masking, oral care, skin conditioning, skin protecting, tonic, uv absorber
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (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
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) deodorant agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 02
HYDROGENATED LECITHIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant - emulsifying agent, suspending agent- nonsurfactant, emulsifying, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)
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Ingredient score: 02
TROMETHAMINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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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: 01
WATER
Appeared as: WATERAQUAEAU
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
METHYL GLUCETH-20
Data Availability: None
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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
POLYETHYLENE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, adhesive, binder, bulking agent, emulsion stabilizer, film former, oral careagent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, film forming, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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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
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
HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS (HYPNEACEAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 01
GELLIDIELA ACEROSA EXTRACT
Appeared as: GELLIDIELA ACEROSA (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) not reported
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Ingredient score: 01
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported
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Ingredient score: 01
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, emollient, hair conditioning, skin protecting, tonic
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Ingredient score: 01
ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM (KNOTTED WRACK) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CHLORELLA VULGARIS (DERMOCHLORELLA ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHLORELLA VULGARIS EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ASPARAGOPSIS ARMATA EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 01
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) anticaries agent, antidandruff agent, antifungal agent, antimicrobial agent, antioxidant;oral care agent, oral health care drug, sunscreen agent, ultraviolet light absorber
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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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
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, astringent
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Ingredient score: 01
VACCINIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (BLUEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
LAMINARIA DIGITATA EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 01
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) FRUIT JUICE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
YEAST EXTRACT
Appeared as: YEAST EXTRACTFAEXEXTRAIT DE LEVURE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, 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
ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU SEED BUTTER
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) emollient, skin conditioning
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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
WHEY PROTEIN
Appeared as: WHEY PROTEINLACTIS PROTEINPROTEINE DU PETIT-LAIT
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
PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant - cleansing agent, cleansing, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE-8
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PHYTOSPHINGOSINE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SUCROSE
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, humectant, skin conditioning, soothing
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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
SORBITOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, fragrance ingredient, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, plasticiser, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
AMINOPROPYL ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCERYL POLYMETHACRYLATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) film former, viscosity controlling
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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
TRISODIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
LAURYL METHACRYLATE/ GLYCOL DIMETHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) film former, hair fixative, film forming
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
MALTODEXTRIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) absorbent, binder, emulsion stabilizer, film former, hair conditioning agent;skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, suspending agent - nonsurfactant, binding, emulsion stabilising, film forming, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) preservative
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
ASCORBYL TOCOPHERYL MALEATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, 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
NORDIHYDROGUAIARETIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
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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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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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Ingredients from packaging:

WaterAquaEau , Methyl Gluceth-20 , Glycereth-26 , Polyethylene , Ethylene/Acrylic Acid Copolymer , Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract , Butylene Glycol , Glycerin , Lycium Chinense (Wolfberry) Fruit Extract , Hypnea Musciformis (Algae) Extract , Gellidiela Acerosa (Algae) Extract , Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Extract , Panax Ginseng (Ginseng) Root Extract , Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract , Chlorella Vulgaris Extract , Asparagopsis Armata Extract , Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract , Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract , Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract , Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract , Laminaria Digitata Extract , Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Fruit Juice , Yeast ExtractFaexExtrait De Levure , Caffeine , Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter , Acetyl Glucosamine , Whey ProteinLactis ProteinProteine Du Petit-Lait , Palmitoyl Oligopeptide , Acetyl Hexapeptide-8 , Phytosphingosine , Sucrose , Sodium Hyaluronate , Sorbitol , Tocopheryl Acetate , Aminopropyl Ascorbyl Phosphate , Polysorbate 80 , Oleth-10 , Glyceryl Polymethacrylate , Caprylyl Glycol , Ethylhexylglycerin , Trisodium Glycyrrhizate , Peg-8 , Hydrogenated Lecithin , Lauryl Methacrylate/Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer , Maltodextrin , Sodium Dehydroacetate , Ascorbyl Tocopheryl Maleate , Carbomer , Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid , Tromethamine , Disodium Edta , Phenoxyethanol , Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891) , Mica

Directions from packaging:

Pat on gently, around the eye area, morning and night.

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.

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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.

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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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