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Product score: 04

Data Availability:

Limited

Boucleme Curl Defining Gel

Boucleme Curl Defining Gel

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CATEGORY

Styling Gel/Lotion

BRAND

Boucleme

DATA LAST UPDATED

December 2023

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • MODERATE
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    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
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)
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
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) external analgesic, humectant, oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient;skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
XANTHAN GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant -emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYGLYCERYL-4 CAPRATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, not reported
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Ingredient score: 01
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent -occlusive, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (VIRGIN 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: 04
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 03
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
TILIA CORDATA (LINDEN) OIL
Appeared as: *TILIA CORDATA (LINDEN) FLOWER OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 02
LITSEA CUBEBA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: *LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) FRUIT OIL
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) perfuming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
MAGNOLIA GRANDIFLORA (SOUTHERN MAGNOLIA) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: *MICHELIA ALBA (MAGNOLIA) FLOWER OIL
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
MICHELIA ALBA LEAF OIL
Appeared as: *MICHELIA ALBA (MAGNOLIA) LEAF OIL
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
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Ingredient score: 07
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL
Appeared as: *CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN RED) PEEL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, skin conditioning, tonic
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
ORIGANUM MAJORANA (SWEET MARJORAM) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: *ORIGANUM MAJORANA (MARJORAM SWEET) LEAF OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, refreshing
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 07
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: *CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE SWEET) PEEL OIL
Data Availability: None
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CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 04
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI OIL
Appeared as: *CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) LEAF OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: *POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) LEAF OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 03
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Appeared as: *MENTHA VIRIDIS (SPEARMINT) LEAF OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
STYRAX TONKINENSIS RESIN EXTRACT
Appeared as: STYRAX TONKINENSIS (BENZOIN) RESIN EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, not reported, perfuming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, masking, moisturising, skin conditioning, smoothing, solvent
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (low)
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Ingredient score: 05
BENZYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) external analgesic, fragrance ingredient, oral health care drug, preservative, solvent;viscosity decreasing agent, masking, solvent
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
DEHYDROACETIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) preservative
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Glycerin (Vegetable), ***Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Extract, Xanthan Gum, Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Fruit Extract, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Virgin Coconut) Oil, *Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, *Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, *Tilia Cordata (Linden) Flower Oil, *Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) Fruit Oil, *Michelia Alba (Magnolia) Flower Oil, *Michelia Alba (Magnolia) Leaf Oil, *Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Red) Peel Oil, *Origanum Majorana (Marjoram Sweet) Leaf Oil, *Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange Sweet) Peel Oil, *Cymbopogon Martini (Palmarosa) Leaf Oil, *Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Leaf Oil, *Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, *Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil, Styrax Tonkinensis (Benzoin) Resin Extract, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Benzyl Alcohol, Dehydroacetic Acid, **Limonene, **Linalool, **Geraniol, **Citral, **Benzyl Benzoate

Product's animal testing policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

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.

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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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