Menu Close Menu

Menu

InstaNatural Skin Brightening Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

Learn more About
EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the InstaNatural Skin Brightening Serum product label collected on March 24, 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 InstaNatural Skin Brightening Serum is 4.

Browse More:

Where to purchase:

As an Amazon Associate, EWG earns from qualifying purchases.

Data last updated: March 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
Learn more About
Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

None

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

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

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

Limited

Limited

Fair

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

Fair

Limited

Fair

None

Limited
HAEMATOCOCCUS PLUVIALIS (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HAEMATOCOCCUS PLUVIALIS EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT

Limited
HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS (CHINESE HIBISCUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Limited
PRUNUS DOMESTICA (PLUM) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS DOMESTICA SEED EXTRACT

Limited
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) OIL
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycerin*, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Niacinamide, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate*, Alpha-Arbutin, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Ubiquinone, Undaria Pinnatifida Extract, Haematococcus Pluvialis Extract, Glucosyl Hesperidin*, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis Flower Extract, Argania Spinosa Kernel (Argan) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Prunus Domestica Seed Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Oil, Hydrangea Arborescens Root Extract, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride*, Xanthan Gum*, Citric Acid*, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Tocopherol*, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Hydroxyacetophenone*, Propanediol*, Phenethyl Alcohol*, Pentylene Glycol*, Limonene*, Linalool*.

Directions from packaging:

Shake before use. Massage a small amount onto cleansed and toned skin, allowing the serum to absorb completely. Follow with appropriate moisturizer.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Discontinue use if redness or irritation occurs. Avoid direct contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children.

ABOUT THE SKIN DEEP® RATINGS

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer

ABOUT EWG VERIFIED™

Beyond providing Skin Deep® as an educational tool for consumers, EWG offers its EWG VERIFIED™ mark as a quick and easily identifiable way of conveying personal care products that meet EWG's strict health criteria. Before a company can use EWG VERIFIED™ on such products, the company must show that it fully discloses the products' ingredients on their labels or packaging, they do not contain EWG ingredients of concern, and are made with good manufacturing practices, among other criteria. Note that EWG receives licensing fees from all EWG VERIFIED™ member companies that help to support the important work we do. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer