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Prima Enlightenment Serum

EWG scientists reviewed the Prima Enlightenment Serum product label collected on July 14, 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. Prima Enlightenment Serum is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: July 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
PSEUDOZYMA EPICOLA/ APRICOT KERNEL OIL/ OLIVE FRUIT OIL/ SWEET ALMOND OIL/ SUNFLOWER SEED OIL/ LICORICE ROOT EXTRACT FERMENT EXTRACT FILTRATE
Appeared as: PSEUDOZYMA EPICOLA/APRICOT KERNEL OIL/OLIVE FRUIT OIL/SUNFLOWER SEED OIL/SWEET ALMOND OIL/(ANGELICA GIGAS/LITHOSPERMUM ERYTHRORHIZON) ROOT EXTRACT FERMENT EXTRACT FILTRATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited
CANNABIS SATIVA FLOWER/ LEAF/ STEM EXTRACT
Appeared as: CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT JUICE
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA LIQUID ENDOSPERM (COCONUT)

Good

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

None

Fair

Fair

Fair

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Propanediol, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Liquid Endosperm, Glycerin, Pseudozyma Epicola/Apricot Kernel Oil/Olive Fruit Oil/Sunflower Seed Oil/Sweet Almond Oil/(Angelica Gigas/Lithospermum Erythrorhizon) Root Extract Ferment Extract Filtrate, Saccharide Isomerate, Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Niacinamide, Sodium Hyaluronate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Juice, Xanthan Gum, Lecithin, Glyceryl Caprylate, Triethyl Citrate, Benzoic Acid, Sclerotium Gum, Pullulan, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Sodium Phytate, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Alteromonas Ferment Extract

Directions from packaging:

Mix 1-2 drops (2-3 at night) into your favorite serum or moisturizer and apply to skin.

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