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Beverly Hills MD Line Smoothing Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beverly Hills MD Line Smoothing Serum product label collected on January 11, 2021 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 Beverly Hills MD Line Smoothing Serum is 4.

Data last updated: January 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Good
PCA

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Robust

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None
PALMITOYL DIPEPTIDE-5 DIAMINOBUTYLOYL HYDROXYTHREONINE
Appeared as: PALMITOYL DIPEPTIDE-5 DIAMINOBUTYROYL HYDROXYTHREONINE

None

None

Fair

None

Limited
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE
Appeared as: C12-C15 ALKYL BENZOATE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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.

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Palmitoyl Dipeptide-5 Diaminobutyroyl Hydroxythreonine, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Tetradecyl Aminobutyroylvalylaminobutyric Urea Trifluoroacetate, Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Dipeptide Diaminobutyroyl Benzylamide Diacetate, Polysorbate 60, C12-C15 Alkyl Benzoate, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Polyethylacrylate, Dimethicone, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Alanine, Allantoin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Aminomethyl Propanol, Arginine, Aspartic Acid, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Glycine, Histidine, Isoleucine, PCA, Phenylalanine, Proline, Serine, Sodium Lactate, Sodium PCA, Valine, Fragrance (Parfum).

Directions from packaging:

Clean and dry skin thoroughly. Then, use your fingers to gently apply an even layer of Line Smoothing Serum to your entire face and neck. Be sure to let your skin fully absorb the formula before applying other products. (You can also apply a second layer of Line Smoothing Serum to specific lines or wrinkles that need extra relaxation, if desired.) DOCTOR S NOTE: Beverly Hills MD Line Smoothing Serum can be applied up to 2X daily. For best results, a nighttime application is strongly recommended, as your skin s regenerating processes peak during sleep.

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