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Product score: 04

Data Availability:

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Some By Mi YUJA NIACIN BRIGHTENING PEELING GEL

Some By Mi YUJA NIACIN BRIGHTENING PEELING GEL

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Facial Moisturizer/Treatment

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Some By Mi

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: 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
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent -occlusive, deodorant, masking, refreshing, tonic
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
PROPANEDIOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 02
TROMETHAMINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (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
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, ultraviolet light absorber, antimicrobial, astringent, emollient, humectant, masking, oral care, skin conditioning, skin protecting, tonic, uv absorber
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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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
HYDROGENATED LECITHIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant - emulsifying agent, suspending agent- nonsurfactant, emulsifying, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)
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Ingredient score: 02
CI 75130
Appeared as: BETA-CAROTENE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
CITRUS JUNOS FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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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
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, solvent, viscositydecreasing agent, humectant, masking, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
1,2-HEXANEDIOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
C12-14 PARETH-12
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying, surfactant
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
TREHALOSE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, humectant, moisturising
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Ingredient score: 01
C12-14 PARETH-7
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying, surfactant
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CARBOMER
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
CITRUS JUNOS PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS JUNOS PEEL OIL (293 PPM)
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic astringent, astringent
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Ingredient score: 01
ADENOSINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
COPTIS CHINENSIS ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
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Ingredient score: 01
AGRIMONIA EUPATORIA EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic astringent
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Ingredient score: 01
CELLULOSE GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, film former, fragrance ingredient, viscosity increasing agent -aqueous, binding, emulsion stabilising, film forming, masking, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
CHAMAECYPARIS OBTUSA OIL
Appeared as: CHAMAECYPARIS OBTUSA LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, tonic
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Ingredient score: 01
DISODIUM EDTA
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, chelating, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient score: 01
ARBUTIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PERILLA FRUTESCENS LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
XYLITYLGLUCOSIDE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ANHYDROXYLITOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - humectant, humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SAUSSUREA INVOLUCRATA EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - humectant, humectant
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Ingredient score: 01
XYLITOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
GLUCOSE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin-conditioning agent- miscellaneous
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYGLYCERYL-10 STEARATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant - emulsifying agent, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
PANTHENOL
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
GLUTATHIONE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, reducing agent, reducing
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
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Ingredient score: 01
MALTODEXTRIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) absorbent, binder, emulsion stabilizer, film former, hair conditioning agent;skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, suspending agent - nonsurfactant, binding, emulsion stabilising, film forming, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, emollient, moisturising, skin conditioning, smoothing, soothing
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Ingredient score: 01
PANCRATIUM MARITIMUM (SEA DAFFODIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANCRATIUM MARITIMUM EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
FOLIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
BIOTIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antiseborrhoeic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PYRIDOXINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
TOCOPHEROL
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)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 01
CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12)
Appeared as: CYANOCOBALAMIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
LINOLEIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;surfactant - cleansing agentsurfactant-cleansing agent is included as a function for the soap form of linoleic acid., antistatic, cleansing, emollient, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, surfactant
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Ingredient score: 01
THIAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Appeared as: THIAMINE HCL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
RIBOFLAVIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
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Ingredient score: 01
INOSITOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, humectant, antistatic, hair conditioning
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Ingredients from packaging:

Citrus Junos Fruit Extract(82.37 %), Niacinamide(5 %), Butylene Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Propanediol, C12-14 Pareth-12, Water, Trehalose, C12-14 Pareth-7, Carbomer, Citrus Junos Peel Oil(293 ppm), Tromethamine, Ethylhexylglycerin, Adenosine, Coptis Chinensis Root Extract,Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Agrimonia Eupatoria Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Cellulose Gum, Chamaecyparis Obtusa Leaf Extract, Glycerin, Disodium EDTA, Arbutin, Perilla Frutescens Leaf Extract, Xylitylglucoside, Anhydroxylitol, Xylitol,Saussurea Involucrata Extract, Glucose, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Extract, Polyglyceryl-10 Stearate, Panthenol, Glutathione, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Maltodextrin, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Fruit Extract,Pancratium Maritimum Extract, Folic Acid, Biotin, Pyridoxine, Tocopherol, Cyanocobalamin, Linoleic Acid, Thiamine HCl, Beta-Carotene, Riboflavin, Inositol, Limonene, Linalool

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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