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 Bierschwale
Updated 2 weeks ago by Ophélia Bierschwale

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 Bierschwale
Updated 2 weeks ago by Ophélia Bierschwale

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 Bierschwale
Updated 2 weeks ago by Ophélia Bierschwale

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 Bierschwale
Updated 2 weeks ago by Ophélia Bierschwale

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 Bierschwale
Updated 1 week ago by Ophélia Bierschwale

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 Bierschwale
Updated 1 week ago by Ophélia Bierschwale

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 Bierschwale
Updated 1 week ago by Ophélia Bierschwale

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 Bierschwale
Updated 1 week ago by Ophélia Bierschwale

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 Bierschwale
Updated 1 week ago by Ophélia Bierschwale

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 Bierschwale
Updated 1 week ago by Ophélia Bierschwale

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…

julie.chapon@yuka.io
Updated 1 week ago by julie.chapon@yuka.io

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