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Hey Honey Boost It Up Daily Moisturizing Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Hey Honey Boost It Up Daily Moisturizing Cream product label collected on May 12, 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 Hey Honey Boost It Up Daily Moisturizing Cream is 7.

Data last updated: May 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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)

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM

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

Limited
PEG-10 SOYA STEROL
Appeared as: PEG-10 SOY STEROL

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 75130
Appeared as: BETA-CAROTENE

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) STEROLS
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA STEROL (SOYBEAN)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Fair

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

Fair

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS OIL

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:

Aqua (Water), Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Octyldodecanol, Cetyl Palmitate, Alcohol, Cocoglycerides, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Sterol, Glyceryl Stearate, Dimethicone, PEG-10 Soy Sterol, PEG-16 Soy Sterol, Honey Extract, Squalene ,Isopropyl Myristate, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Allantoin, Carbomer, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract, Phospholipids, Tocopherol, Beta-Sitosterol, Beta-Carotene, Carthamus Tinctorius Oil, Linoleic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Sphingolipids, Parfum (Fragrance), Hexyl Cinnamal, Retinyl Palmitate.

Directions from packaging:

Smooth over face and neck in a circular motion until absorbed. Apply on cleansed skin twice daily for best results.

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