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Miessence Shine Herbal Hair Conditioner (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Miessence Shine Herbal Hair Conditioner (2016 formulation) product label collected on September 01, 2016 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 Miessence Shine Herbal Hair Conditioner (2016 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: September 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

Limited
PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL
Appeared as: organic pelargonium graveolens (geranium) essential oil

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: organic rosemary (rosmarinus officinalis) CO2 extract

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: organic aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR
Appeared as: organic apple cider vinegar

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED OIL

Limited
PANTHENOL, D-
Appeared as: d-panthenol (pro-vitamin B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: organic pogostemon cablin (patchouli) essential oil

Limited

Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: organic urtica dioica (nettle) extract

Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: organic equisetum arvense (horsetail) extract

Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) EXTRACT
Appeared as: organic arctium lappa (burdock) extract

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: organic salvia officinalis (sage) extract

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

organic aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice, sorbitan olivate and cetearyl olivate, organic apple cider vinegar, moringa oleifera seed oil, d-panthenol (pro-vitamin B5), aroma (proprietary blend of essential oils), organic pogostemon cablin (patchouli) essential oil, organic pelargonium graveolens (geranium) essential oil, organic myroxylon pereirae (balsam peru) oil, non-gmo lecithin, organic urtica dioica (nettle) extract, organic equisetum arvense (horsetail) extract, organic rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) extract, organic arctium lappa (burdock) extract, organic salvia officinalis (sage) extract

Directions from packaging:

Massage a small amount into the hair after shampooing, focusing on the ends. Leave in for as long as possible (a few minutes). Rinse with warm water.

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