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Covergirl Simply Ageless Skin Blurring Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Covergirl Simply Ageless Skin Blurring Serum product label collected on March 23, 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 Covergirl Simply Ageless Skin Blurring Serum is 8.

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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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM/FRAGRANCE

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

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: METHYLPROPIONAL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

• Cancer (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

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)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Robust

Fair

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Fair

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

None

Fair

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA/WATER/EAU, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, PEG-10 DIMETHICONE, GLYCERIN, PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, ACRYLATES CROSSPOLYMER, POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE, DIMETHICONE, BORON NITRIDE, SODIUM CHLORIDE, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, TALC, ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE, SILICA DIMETHYLSILYLATE, LAURYL PEG/PPG-18/18 METHICONE, AMMONIUM ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, PENTYLENE GLYCOL, CHLORPHENESIN, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE, PROPYLENE CARBONATE, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, CITRIC ACID, FRUCTOSE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, UREA, RETINYL PALMITATE, ALCOHOL DENAT., DISODIUM EDTA, ISOSTEARYL ALCOHOL, DISODIUM DECETH-6 SULFOSUCCINATE, ALLANTOIN, MALTOSE, SODIUM LACTATE, SODIUM PCA, TREHALOSE, LAURETH-30, HEXYL CINNAMAL, LIMONENE, TOCOPHEROL, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, BENZYL SALICYLATE, LINALOOL, GLUCOSE, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, GERANIOL, CITRONELLOL, TIN OXIDE, ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE, [MAY CONTAIN/+/: MICA, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)].

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