Cosmetic analysis

How are cosmetic products evaluated ? 💄

The scoring system for cosmetics analyses every ingredient that goes into in making the product. Based on the latest scientific research, each ingredient is assigned a risk level according to its pot…

Ophélia
Updated 6 months ago by Ophélia

On which sources does Yuka base its analyses ? 👩‍🔬

The analysis of cosmetics is based on the latest scientific research on each of the ingredients. As a precautionary measure, as soon as an ingredient is seen as controversial, a penalty is applied to…

Ophélia
Updated 6 months ago by Ophélia

Why do Yuka's analyses differ from other applications ? 🤨

There may be differences with respect to ratings between Yuka and other cosmetic scanning applications. This doesn't mean that any of these applications are wrong; they just have slightly different m…

Ophélia
Updated 6 months ago by Ophélia

How does Yuka analyze titanium dioxide ?

Titanium dioxide is a mineral composed of oxygen and titanium. It has a number of applications and is found in food, cosmetic products and medications. In cosmetics, it's used as a white coloring age…

Ophélia
Updated 6 months ago by Ophélia

Does Yuka rate household cleaning products ?

Yuka currently does not analyze home cleaning or maintenance products 🙅‍♂️ Their composition is very different , and there is currently no method of analysis specific to these products. On the cosmet…

Ophélia
Updated 6 months ago by Ophélia

Why aren't baby diapers and sanitary napkins rated ?

Yuka doesn't rate diapers, cotton balls, cotton swaps, tampons or sanitary napkins 🙅🏻‍♀️ Their composition is different than traditional cosmetic products and we've not yet developed a method for ana…

Ophélia
Updated 6 months ago by Ophélia

Is organic labeling taken into account in the rating of cosmetic products ?🌱

No, Yuka does not take organic labeling into account for cosmetic products. Organic labeling prohibits the most controversial substances, so organic products are already generally rated better than n…

Ophélia
Updated 6 months ago by Ophélia

Does Yuka take into account the quantity of each ingredient in a formula ?

No, Yuka does not take into account the quantity of each ingredient for several reasons: 1) The quantity is almost never listed by manufacturers. 2) Some ingredients, especially those suspected of be…

Ophélia
Updated 6 months ago by Ophélia

Does the application take into account the product's effectiveness ?

No, a cosmetic product's effectiveness is not taken into consideration in the evaluation of a product. Yuka's sole objective is to asses the health impact of products and therefore does not take into…

Ophélia
Updated 6 months ago by Ophélia

Why do some products have claims such as "no harmful parabens" ?

There are several types of claims in the application that highlight one or more characteristics of a product: "no harmful parabens", "no titanium dioxide", "no harmful UV filter", "no harmful silicon…

Ophélia
Updated 6 months ago by Ophélia

Why are there on-rated cosmetic products ?

There are various types of products that Yuka doesn't rate because their composition is very specific. There is currently no method of analysis for the following products: Cleaning products. Nutritio…

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Updated 6 months ago by Julie

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