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Glo skin Beauty Triple Action Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Glo skin Beauty Triple Action Serum product label collected on November 10, 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 Glo skin Beauty Triple Action Serum is 4.

Data last updated: November 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)
Appeared as: RETINOL

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA WATER (WITCH HAZEL)

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

Limited

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

Limited
ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM (KNOTTED WRACK) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASCOPHYLLUM NODOSUM EXTRACT

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) OIL

Limited

Fair

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:

Active Ingredient: Hydroquinone 2%, Inactive Ingredients: Aqua/Water/Eau, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Alcohol Denat., Glycerin, Alcohol, Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate, Glycolic Acid, Retinol, Polysorbate 20, Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract, Tocopherol, Tocotrienols, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Gluconolactone, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Benzoate

Directions from packaging:

After cleansing and toning, apply the hyperpigmentation serum target areas or all over the face, avoiding eye area. Use 2-7 times per week in the evening as tolerated. Follow with a Glo Skin Beauty sunscreen during the day.

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