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Shine Skincare Co. Multivitamin Face Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shine Skincare Co. Multivitamin Face Serum product label collected on March 17, 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 Shine Skincare Co. Multivitamin Face Serum is 6.

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Data last updated: March 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: VITAMIN A PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: LEMON PEEL EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

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

None

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MEADOWFOAM OIL

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER OIL

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: VITAMIN C

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARROT SEED OIL

Fair

Fair
UBIQUINONE
Appeared as: COENZYME Q10

Limited

Fair

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PROVITAMIN B5

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SUGAR CANE EXTRACT

Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: BILBERRY FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
ACER SACCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SUGAR MAPLE EXTRACT

None

Limited
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CRANBERRY FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

None
TANACETUM ANNUUM (BLUE TANSY) OIL
Appeared as: BLUE TANSY OIL

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Rose Water, Aloe Vera, Emulsifying Wax, Glycerin, DMAE Bitartrate, Meadowfoam Oil, Vitamin E, Sunflower Oil, Vitamin C, Carrot Seed Oil, Hyaluronic Acid, Coenzyme Q10, Provitamin A, Vitamin A Palmitate, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Provitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Sugar Cane Extract, Bilberry Fruit Extract, Sugar Maple Extract, Orange Peel Extract, Lemon Peel Extract, Cranberry Fruit Extract, Alcohol, Castor Oil, Lecithin, Xanthan Gum, Blue Tansy Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate

Directions from packaging:

Apply 1-2 drops to clean skin after cleansing and toning. Can be used morning and evening.

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