Lancôme is a French luxury skincare company, one of the world’s largest.
Lancôme was created as a fragrance house by Armand Petitjean and Guillaume d’Ornano in 1935. Today, Lancôme is owned by L’Oréal. Lancôme is famous or infamous (depends on how you look at it) by using popular Hollywood faces in its advertising such as Kate Winslet or Emma Watson.
Lancôme is expensive. A lipstick sells for approximately $32, £21 each, while a cream can cost up to $250.
Below is the example of one of its promotions for Rénergie Lift Multi-Action Light featuring heavily retouched Kate Winslet.
What is the quality of this product?
Ingredients of Rénergie Lift Multi-Action Light
Our scale from 1-10.
- S 1-2: safe
- M 3-6: moderate hazard
- T 7-10: toxic
- L: limited data
Price: $98. Size: 1.7 oz.
Water, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Isohexadecane Alcohol Denatured, Dipropylene Glycol, Synthetic Wax, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Hydroxyethylpiperazine Ethane Sulfonic Acid, CI 14700 / Red 4, CI 19140 / Yellow 5, Guasnosine, Cyathea Medullaris Leaf Extract, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Secale, Rye Seed extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Acrylates Copolymer Sodium Polyacrylate, Phenoxyethanol, Yeast Extract, Adenosine, Magnesium Sulfate, Ethylhexylglycerin NYLON-12, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Dimethicoe/Polyglycerin-3 Crosspolymer, Limonene, Pentylene Glycol, Benzyl Alcohol Linaloop, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Fragnance, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Disodium EDTA, Citronellol, Coumarin, Soybean Protein.
Result: 5 Moderate Hazard
Overall, Rénergie Lift Multi-Action Light seems to be a moderately safe product for a hefty $98 price. It contains nine moderately toxic ingredients such as Sodium Acrylates Copolymer, Denatured Alcohol, Benzyl Alcohol and one highly toxic Coumarin.