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London Ivy Face Serum, Regenerating + Hydrating

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the London Ivy Face Serum, Regenerating + Hydrating product label collected on October 15, 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 London Ivy Face Serum, Regenerating + Hydrating is 2.

Data last updated: October 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA OIL* (TEA TREE)

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

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

Limited
NIGELLA SATIVA (BLACK CUMIN) SEED OIL
Appeared as: NIGELLA SATIVA SEED OIL (BLACK CUMIN)

Limited
RIBES NIGRUM (BLACKCURRANT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RIBES NIGRUM SEED OIL (BLACK CURRANT)

None

Limited
CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (ALEXANDRIAN LAUREL) OIL
Appeared as: CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM OIL (TAMANU)

None

Limited
CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CUCURBITA PEPO SEED OIL* (PUMPKIN)

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) OIL
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERI OIL (FRANKINCENSE)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
MENTHA ARVENSIS
Appeared as: MENTHA ARVENSIS * (PEPPERMINT)

Limited

None

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL [FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY] (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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:

Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil*, Nigella Sativa (Black Cumin) Seed Oil , Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil , Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Oil , Calophyllum Inophyllum (Tamanu) Oil , Opuntia Ficus Indica (Prickly Pear) Oil*, Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Oil*, Boswellia Carteri (Frankincense) Oil , Mentha Arvensis (Peppermint)*, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Oil*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) , Citrus Limonum (Lemon) Oil , Tocopherol (Vitamin E) [For External Use Only]

Directions from packaging:

Use morning and night on wet or damp skin. A little goes a long way. Warm 1 pump of serum in between your hands. Gently press it onto your face, neck and décolleté, in circular motion, ensuring it’s evenly applied. You can then gently massage it until it feels absorbed. [Keep out of eyes]

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