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Product score: 05

Data Availability:

Limited

Intelligent The Fixer AHA Resurfacing Gel

CATEGORY

Serums & Essences

BRAND

Intelligent

DATA LAST UPDATED

March 2021

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • MODERATE
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    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: 01
WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 04
GLYCOLIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) exfoliant, ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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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: 01
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) JUICE EXTRACT
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, antioxidant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: Centella Asiatica Meristem Cell Culture
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA MERISTEM CELL CULTURE
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
LEONTOPODIUM ALPINUM MERISTEM CELL CULTURE
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
SPONDIAS MOMBIN PULP EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
MANGIFERA INDICA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: Mangifera Indica (Mango) Pulp Extract
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
MUSA SAPIENTUM (PLANTAIN) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: Musa Sapientum (Banana) Pulp Extract
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER
Appeared as: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
COCO-GLUCOSIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, cleansing, foaming, surfactant
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 05
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 07
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Data Availability: None
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CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
BENZOIN GUM
Appeared as: Styrax Benzoin Gum
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) adhesive, film former, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, perfuming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
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Ingredient score: 04
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) FLOWER OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
MYRISTICA FRAGRANS (NUTMEG) KERNEL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, fragrance ingredient
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Ingredient score: 02
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
SANTALUM SPICATUM (SANDALWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: Santalum Spicata (Sandalwood) Oil
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 04
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: Flavor
Data Availability: Fair
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Ingredient score: 05
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) OIL
Appeared as: Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Oil
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, tonic
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
XANTHAN GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant -emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
GLUCONOLACTONE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, humectant, solvent
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Ingredient score: 02
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
SODIUM BENZOATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative, anticorrosive, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
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)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Glycolic Acid, Glycerin, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Juice Extract, Centella Asiatica Meristem Cell Culture, Echinacea Angustifolia Meristem Cell Culture, Leontopodium Alpinum Meristem Cell Culture, Spondias Mombin Pulp Extract, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Pulp Extract, Musa Sapientum (Banana) Pulp Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Coco-Glucoside, DISCLOSED FRAGRANCE**, [**COMPONENTS: Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Styrax Benzoin Gum, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Flower Oil, Myristica Fragrans (Nutmeg) Kernel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Santalum Spicata (Sandalwood) Oil, Flavor (Nectar Type), Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Oil], Xanthan Gum, Gluconolactone, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Benzyl Benzoate, Benzyl Salicylate, Eugenol, Farsenol, Limonene, Linalool

Directions from packaging:

Use: Apply 1-2 pumps evenly on face, neck and d collet following cleansing. Leave on and allow for the product to activate for two minutes before applying additional products. Tingling may occur due to actives. Use daily.

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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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.

NONE LIMITED FAIR GOOD ROBUST
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