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Product score: 01

Data Availability:

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SheaMoisture Bar Soap Coconut & Hibiscus

SheaMoisture Bar Soap Coconut & Hibiscus

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CATEGORY

Bar Soap

BRAND

Shea Moisture

DATA LAST UPDATED

June 2023

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning, solvent
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT MILK
Appeared as: COCONUT MILK
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) ENZYMES
Appeared as: PAPAYA ENZYMES
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) BEAN
Appeared as: VANILLA BEANS
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: SHEA BUTTER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosityincreasing agent - nonaqueous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: COCOA BUTTER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin protectant, emollient, masking, skin conditioning, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
SONGYI MUSHROOM EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 02
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 01
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER
Appeared as: HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA FLOWER
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredients from packaging:

Sodium Palmate, Sodium Cocoate (Or) Sodium Palm Kernelate (Soaps of Coconut and Palm), Water, Glycerin, Fragrance (Essential Oil Blend), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter* , Sodium Chloride, Papain, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Powder, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Shell Powder, Tetrasodium Etidronate, Pentasodium Pentetate, Tricholoma Matsutake Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Talc

Product's animal testing policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.


PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED® mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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