Find products and ingredients Learn how Skin Deep® works Meet our experts Discover EWG VERIFIED™
Product score: 04

Data Availability:

Fair

111 Skin Vitamin C Brightening Booster

111 Skin Vitamin C Brightening Booster

WHERE TO BUY

CATEGORY

Facial Moisturizer/Treatment

BRAND

111 Skin

DATA LAST UPDATED

January 2021

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • MODERATE
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    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: 08
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE / PARFUM.
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) deodorant, masking, perfuming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 05
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LIQUORICE / R GLISSE) ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
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)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 05
BENZYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) external analgesic, fragrance ingredient, oral health care drug, preservative, solvent;viscosity decreasing agent, masking, solvent
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 03
POLYSORBATE-20
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
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)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
Expand content Collapse content
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)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
CITRIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, chelating, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA / WATER / EAU
Data Availability: Robust
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) solvent
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
CELLULOSE GUM
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, film former, fragrance ingredient, viscosity increasing agent -aqueous, binding, emulsion stabilising, film forming, masking, viscosity controlling
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT / ABRICOT) KERNEL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
GLUTATHIONE
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, reducing agent, reducing
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
ACETYL-CYSTEINE
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA / WATER / EAU, CELLULOSE GUM, POLYSORBATE 20, GLYCERIN, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE, GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LIQUORICE / R GLISSE) ROOT EXTRACT, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT / ABRICOT) KERNEL OIL, BENZYL ALCOHOL, GLUTATHIONE, ACETYL CYSTEINE, FRAGRANCE / PARFUM.

Directions from packaging:

Shake well before use. Mix 1-2 drops with your moisturiser or apply directly to skin after cleansing and wear sunscreen during the day

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.

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.

NONE LIMITED FAIR GOOD ROBUST
Low Availability
Moderate Availability
High Availability

More facial moisturizer/treatment

VIEW ALL facial moisturizer/treatment

EWG research
on the go

Find personal care, cleaning, and food products on the EWG Healthy Living app.

DOWNLOAD THE APP