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Glossier Priming Moisturizer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Glossier Priming Moisturizer product label collected on February 19, 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. EWG's rating for Glossier Priming Moisturizer is 6.

Data last updated: February 2020

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
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

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

Robust
SELENIUM
Appeared as: SE

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
POLYACRYLAMIDE
Appeared as: POLYAC YLAMIDE

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/ DICAPRATE
Appeared as: NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DICAPRYTATE/DICAPRATE

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
TROPAEOLUM MAJUS (NASTURTIUM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TROPAEOLUM MAJUS FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Limited
LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: PHENYL TRIMETHICONE LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

None

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX/CERA ALBA/CIRE D'ABEILLE

Limited
HONEY EXTRACT
Appeared as: MEL/HONEY EXTRACT/EXTRAIT DE MIEL

Limited

Fair

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASPALATHUS LINEARIS LEAF EXTRACT

None
TETRAPEPTIDE 14
Appeared as: TETRAPEPTIDE-M

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

Fair

Fair
SODIUM SALT ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Appeared as: TNSODIUM ETHYIENEDIAMINE OISUCCINATE

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

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.

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, Tridecyl Stearate, Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprytate/Dicaprate, Stearic Acid, Propanediol, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Palmitic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Tropaeolum Majus Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Phenyl Trimethicone Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Tremella Fuciformis Sporocarp Extract, Beeswax/Cera Alba/Cire d'Abeille, Mel/Honey Extract/Extrait de Miel, Boswellia Serrata Extract, Phospholipids, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Aspalathus Linearis Leaf Extract Tetrapeptide-M, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Hyaluronic Acid, Glycerin, Polyac ylamide, Tnsodium Ethyienediamine Oisuccinate, Butylene Glycol. C13-14 Isoparaffin, Citric Acid, Cetyl Palmitate, Betaine, Potassium Sorbate, Ceteareth-20, Laureth-7, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate.

Directions from packaging:

After cleansing, massage dollops of the cream into your face using upward and outward strokes. It's buildable-add additional layers to visibly plump and prime skin to desired effect for makeup and/or life.

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