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Biologique Recherche Serum Silk Plus

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Biologique Recherche Serum Silk Plus product label collected on June 02, 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 Biologique Recherche Serum Silk Plus is 3.

Data last updated: June 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited
MIMOSA TENUIFLORA (MIMOSA) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: MIMOSA TENUIFLORA BARK EXTRACT

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) BARK/LEAF/TWIG EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
MYRTUS COMMUNIS
Appeared as: MYRTUS COMMUNIS EXTRACT

Fair

Fair
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYPERICUM PERFORATUM FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)

Limited
COMMIPHORA MYRRHA (MYRRH) RESIN EXTRACT
Appeared as: COMMIPHORA MYRRHA RESIN EXTRACT

None

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited
THIAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Appeared as: THIAMINE HCL

Limited
VINEGAR
Appeared as: VINEGAR (ACETUM)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

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:

WATER (AQUA), PROPYLENE GLYCOL, NIACINAMIDE, LACTIC ACID, CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT, GLYCERIN, HYDROLYZED SILK, YEAST EXTRACT, MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE, MIMOSA TENUIFLORA BARK EXTRACT, HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) BARK/LEAF/TWIG EXTRACT, MYRTUS COMMUNIS EXTRACT, ALLIUM CEPA (ONION) BULB EXTRACT, HYPERICUM PERFORATUM FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT, COMMIPHORA MYRRHA RESIN EXTRACT, RHIZOBIAN GUM, SALICYLIC ACID, SODIUM LACTATE, ALLANTOIN, SERINE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, PYRIDOXINE HCL, THIAMINE HCL, VINEGAR (ACETUM), SORBITOL, SODIUM SALICYLATE, TEA-LACTATE, ALCOHOL DENAT., UREA, SODIUM BENZOATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, CHLORPHENESIN, SORBIC ACID, SODIUM BISULFITE

Directions from packaging:

Deposit a few drops of Biologique Recherche Serum Silk Plus in the hollow of your hand. Penetrate into skin by light massage over face, neck, and decollete morning and evening before moisturizer.

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