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Eighteen-B B-Silk Protein Defend + Nourish Eye Cream

EWG scientists reviewed the Eighteen-B B-Silk Protein Defend + Nourish Eye Cream product label collected on February 18, 2020 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. Eighteen-B B-Silk Protein Defend + Nourish Eye Cream is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: February 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

Limited

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

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

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None

Limited
SILK PROTEIN
Appeared as: SILK PROTEIN (SR-SPIDER SILK PROTEIN)

Limited
CITRULLUS VULGARIS (WATERMELON) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRULLUS LANATUS (WATERMELON) FRUIT EXTRACT

None

Limited
JASMINUM SAMBAC (JASMINE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: JASMINUM SAMBAC (JASMINE) FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

Limited

None

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:

Water/Aqua/Eau, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Glycerin, Propanediol, Squalane, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Shea Butter Glycerides, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Silk Protein (sr-Spider Silk Protein), Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Fruit Extract, Crataegus Monogyna Flower Extract, Jasminum Sambac (Jasmine) Flower Extract, Lens Esculenta (Lentil) Fruit Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Lactate, Sodium PCA, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Sodium Hydroxide, Citric Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Carbomer, Caprylyl Glycol, Isopentyldiol, Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

How to use: Gently tap eye cream along the orbital bone under and around your eye both morning and night.

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