EWG scientists reviewed Smooth N Shine Polishing Silk N Curl Heat Protect Hair Polisher (2009 formulation) 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 Smooth N Shine Polishing Silk N Curl Heat Protect Hair Polisher (2009 formulation) is 4.
|FRAGRANCE||Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|LACTIC ACID||Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions|
|TOCOPHERYL ACETATE||Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)|
|DIMETHICONE||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|CYCLOMETHICONE||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN||Allergies/immunotoxicity|
|PANTHENOL||Multiple, additive exposure sources|
|BUTYLENE GLYCOL||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|SILK AMINO ACIDS||None Identified|
|ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL|
KUKUI NUT OIL (ALEURITES MOLUCCANA)
About the ratings
EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government.
The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more
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