EWG scientists reviewed Parissa Mini Wax Strips 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 Parissa Mini Wax Strips is 2.
|GLYCERYL ROSINATE||Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS), Use restrictions|
|TOCOPHERYL ACETATE||Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)|
|TITANIUM DIOXIDE||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards|
|MENTHOL||Multiple, additive exposure sources|
|MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)|
CERA MICROCRISTALLINA (MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX)
|Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|BRASSICA NIGRA SEED EXTRACT|
BRASSICA NAPUS (CANOLA) OIL (CANOLA)
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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