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Product score: 06

Data Availability:

Limited

Doo Gro Medicated Hair Vitalizer, Mega Thick Anti-Thinning Formula (2016 formulation)

Doo Gro Medicated Hair Vitalizer, Mega Thick Anti-Thinning Formula (2016 formulation)

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CATEGORY

Hair Loss Treatment

BRAND

DOO GRO

DATA LAST UPDATED

July 2016

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • MODERATE
    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: 09
PROPYLPARABEN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative, perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredient score: 08
FRAGRANCE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) deodorant, masking, perfuming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 05
RETINAL
Appeared as: RETINAL (VITAMIN A)
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)
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Ingredient score: 05
VITAMIN D2
Appeared as: ERGOCALCIFEROL (VITAMIN D2) (VITAMIN D)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 04
PETROLATUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin protectant, emollient, moisturising, uv absorber
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)
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Ingredient score: 02
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILA RECUITA (MATRICARIA) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic biocide
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, bulking agent, emulsion stabilizer, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, binding, emulsion stabilising, opacifying, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (APIS MELLIFERA)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, epilating agent, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, surfactant - emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, film forming, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL PROTEIN
Appeared as: OAT PROTEIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) film former, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, film forming, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
DIMETHICONE COPOLYOL EICOSANATE
Appeared as: DIMETHICONE COPOLYOL ELCOSANATE
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: OAT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, abrasive
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Ingredient score: 01
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MEADOWFOAM SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, deodorant, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SHEA BUTTER (BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E) (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)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 01
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: WILD CHERRY (PRUNUS SEROTINA) BARK EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, not reported, masking, moisturising, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS (GOLDENSEAL) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GOLDENSEAL ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported
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Ingredient score: 01
LAWSONIA INERMIS (HENNA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HENNA EXTRACT
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HOPS EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antimicrobial, astringent, emollient, perfuming, skin conditioning, soothing, tonic
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HORSETAIL EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
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Ingredient score: 01
SOAPBARK EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
LANOLIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skinprotectant, surfactant - emulsifying agent, antistatic, emollient, emulsifying, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, surfactant
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SAFFLOWER (CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL
Appeared as: CORN OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive;surfactant - emulsifying agent, antistatic, emollient, emulsifying, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning, solvent, surfactant
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Ingredients from packaging:

Petrolatum, Microcrystalline Wax, Beeswax (Apis Mellifera), Oat Protein, Dimethicone Copolyol Elcosanate, Oat Extract, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii) Extract, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E) (Vitamin E), Retinal (Vitamin A), Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2) (Vitamin D), Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) Flower Extract, Wild Cherry (Prunus Serotina) Bark Extract, Goldenseal Root Extract, Henna Extract, Hops Extract, Horsetail Extract, Chamomila Recuita (Matricaria) Extract, Soap Bark Extract, Lanolin, Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius) Oil, Corn Oil, Propylparaben, Fragrance (Parfum)

Directions from packaging:

Use daily or as often as needed. Gently massage into hair and scalp. Do not rinse out. Style as usual.

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

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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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