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Product score: 04

Data Availability:

Limited

Allies of Skin Triple Hyaluronic Antioxidant Hydration Serum

CATEGORY

Serums & Essences

BRAND

Allies of Skin

DATA LAST UPDATED

December 2020

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • MODERATE
    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: 05
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 04
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
SPHINGOLIPIDS
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, emollient, skin conditioning, skin protecting
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (D-ALPHA)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 03
ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 03
POLYSORBATE-20
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, surfactant - solubilizing agent
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
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
EPIGALLOCATECHIN GALLATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) deodorant agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 02
O-CYMEN-5-OL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic biocide, preservative
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
NIACINAMIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, smoothing
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Ingredient score: 01
DIMETHYL ISOSORBIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) reducing agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antioxidant, reducing, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
TRIETHYL CITRATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, plasticizer, antioxidant, deodorant, masking, plasticiser, solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM HYALURONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE (L)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CASSIA ANGUSTIFOLIA (ALEXANDRIAN SENNA) SEED POLYSACCHARIDE
Appeared as: CASSIA ANGUSTIFOLIA SEED POLYSACCHARIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PICHIA/ RESVERATROL FERMENT EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
HYALURONIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, antistatic, humectant, moisturising, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
FRAGARIA VESCA (STRAWBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, astringent, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PHOSPHOLIPIDS
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-38
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
HONEY
Appeared as: HONEY (MEL)
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, emollient, moisturising
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Ingredient score: 01
ADENOSINE
Appeared as: ADENOSINE (D)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ASTAXANTHIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM POLYGAMMA-GLUTAMATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, hair fixative, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, emulsion stabilising, hair fixing, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
SCLEROTIUM GUM
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, viscosity increasing agent -aqueous, emulsion stabilising, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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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
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, film former, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsion stabilising, film forming, stabilising, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM GLUCONATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, chelating, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH
Appeared as: CORN STARCH (MODIFIED)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, absorbent, skin protectant, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROXYPROPYL CYCLODEXTRIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, emulsion stabilizer, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PPG-3 BENZYL ETHER MYRISTATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) plasticiser, skin conditioning
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Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water), Niacinamide, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Glycerin, Superoxide Dismutase, Triethyl Citrate, Sodium Hyaluronate (L), Cassia Angustifolia Seed Polysaccharide, Pichia/Resveratrol Ferment Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, Fragaria Vesca (Strawberry) Fruit Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Epigallocatechin Gallate, Phospholipids, Sphingolipids, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38, Honey (Mel), Adenosine (D), Astaxanthin, Tocopheryl Acetate (D-alpha), Sodium Polygamma-Glutamate, Sclerotium Gum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Xanthan Gum, Rosa Damascena Flower Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Oil, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Sodium Gluconate, Corn Starch (Modified), Polysorbate 20, Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin, PPG-3 Benzyl Ether Myristate, O-cymen-5-OL, Phenoxyethanol, Citral, Limonene, Eugenol.

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: Companies That Do Test on Animals

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, has identified companies that "either test on animals or pay a laboratory to conduct tests on animals."

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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.

Score legend

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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