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KPS Essentials Renu C+ Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the KPS Essentials Renu C+ Serum product label collected on May 05, 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 KPS Essentials Renu C+ Serum is 3.

Data last updated: May 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSE HIP) FRUIT OIL

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: VITAMIN C (TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE)

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) OIL

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited

Fair
STEARIC ACID
Appeared as: STERIC ACID

Fair
HYALURONIC ACID
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONIC ACID

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS (MATE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS LEAF (YERBA MATE) EXTRACT

Fair

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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, Vitamin C (tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate), *Argania Spinosa (Argan) Oil, *Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, *Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba Seed) Oil, *Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Fruit Oil, Steric Acid, Sodium Hyaluronic Acid, *Tocopherol (Vitamin E), *Ilex paraguariensis Leaf (Yerba Mate) Extract, *Glucose, C14-22 Alcohols, C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside, Ethyl Lauroyl Arginate HCl, *Proprietary Blend of Essential Oils. *Organic Ingredients

Directions from packaging:

AM and PM. After cleansing and toning, this is your first step of treatment. Apply to face, neck and decollete.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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