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Herbal Choice Mari Shampoo Organic Sage & Thyme (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Herbal Choice Mari Shampoo Organic Sage & Thyme (old formulation) product label collected on December 09, 2013 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 Herbal Choice Mari Shampoo Organic Sage & Thyme (old formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: December 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLIVE OIL

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL

Fair
LAWSONIA INERMIS (HENNA)
Appeared as: HENNA

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
HORSETAIL (EQUISETUM ARVENSE)
Appeared as: HORSETAIL

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF
Appeared as: SAGE

Limited

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS)
Appeared as: LEMONGRASS

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA (GUAR) GUM
Appeared as: GUAR GUM

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)
Appeared as: ALOE VERA

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

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY)
Appeared as: ROSEMARY

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.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Purified water (pure water), saponified organic olive oil, organic jojoba oil and organic coconut oil, colorless henna (organic), horsetail herb (organic). sage herb (organic), Thyme (organic), lemongrass (organic), apple cider vinegar (organic), guar gum (natural tree gum). aloe vera (organic), rosemary (extract).

Directions from packaging:

Shake before use. Apply a small amount directly onto hair & lather then rinse well with dean running water. For best results, apply the Herbal Choice Conditioning Rinse directly onto hair (sufficient to cover all hair strands well), allow to activate for 10 minutes then partially rinse, leaving up to a third of the Conditioning Rinse in your hair. Towel dry then style. May be combined with the Herbal Choice Hair Styling & Repair Oil, Hair Gel or Hair Spray.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid direct contact with eyes, if in eyes rinse with running water for 15 minutes.

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