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Product score: 03

Data Availability:

Limited

Dancing Dingo Vitamin C+ E antiOXIDANT Defend + Restore Moisturizer

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE LEAF) JUICE
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
NIACINAMIDE
Appeared as: NIACINAMIDE (VITAMIN B3)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, smoothing
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Ingredient score: 01
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasingagent - aqueous, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, opacifying, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDES
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C ESTER)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PROVITAMIN B5)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, antistatic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 08
POPULUS TREMULOIDES BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: POPULUS TREMULOIDES (ASPEN) BARK EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, antiseborrhoeic, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROLYZED CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEEDCAKE EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED CUCURBITA PEPO SEED (PUMPKIN)
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B5)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, antistatic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER SEED OIL (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSE HIPS SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSEHIP SEED OIL (ROSA CANINA)
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: NEEM SEED OIL (MELIA AZADIRACHTA)
Data Availability: Fair
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM HYALURONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 04
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CITRUS LIMONUM (LEMON) EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) Not Available
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Ingredient score: 01
XANTHAN GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant -emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
SQUALANE
Appeared as: SQUALANE (OLIVE)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, refatting, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Endocrine disruption (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BORAGO OFFICINALIS SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS (RED RASPBERRY) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient
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Ingredient score: 02
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: ALPHA TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 01
GLUCONOLACTONE
Appeared as: GLUCONODELTALACTONE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, humectant, solvent
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Ingredient score: 03
SODIUM BENZOATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative, anticorrosive, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredients from packaging:

aloe barbadensis (aloe leaf juice), niacinamide (vitamin b3), cetearyl alcohol, caprylic capric triglycerides, sodium stearoyl lactylate, glycerin (vegetable), ascorbyl palmitate (vitamin c ester), Panthenol (ProVitamin B5), populus tremuloides (aspen) bark extract, hydrolyzed cucurbita pepo (pumpkin) seed, panthenol (pro-vitamin b5), sunflower seed oil (helianthus annuus), rosehip seed oil (rosa canina), organic neem seed oil (melia azadirachta), sodium hyaluronate (hyaluronic acid), citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) fruit extract, citrus limonum (lemon) extract, xanthan gum, squalane (olive), borago officinalis seed oil, rubus idaeus (red raspberry) seed oil, alpha tocopherol (vitamin e), gluconodeltalactone (and) sodium benzoate

Directions from packaging:

Cleanse face then tone with Vitamin C+ AHA Toner, and apply Vitamin C+ CoQ10 Brightening Serum. Apply Vitamin C+ Defend + Restore Moisturizer moisturizer evenly over face without tugging or pulling. May be used morning and evening.

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.


Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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