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Dark & Lovely Healthy Gloss 5 Moisture Leave-In Treatment (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dark & Lovely Healthy Gloss 5 Moisture Leave-In Treatment (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 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 Dark & Lovely Healthy Gloss 5 Moisture Leave-In Treatment (old formulation) is 6.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

None
PEG/ PPG/ POLYBUTYLENE GLYCOL-8/ 5/ 3 GLYCERIN
Appeared as: PEG/PPG/POLYBUTENE GLYCOL 8/5/3 GLYCERIN

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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:

Water, Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Polyquaternium 37, Amodimethicone, PEG/PPG/Polybutene Glycol 8/5/3 Glycerin, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Polyquaternium 11, Methylparaben, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Panthenol, PPG 1 Trideceth 6, Hexyl Cinnamal, Cetrimonium Chloride, Triethanolamine, Ethylparaben, Butylparaben, Limonene, Geraniol, Disodium EDTA, Citronellol, Alpha Isomethyl Ionone, Benzyl Alcohol

Directions from packaging:

Spray onto towel-dried hair and comb through a wide-toothed comb for even distribution from root to tip. Do not rinse. Style as desired.

Warnings from packaging:

Hair is flammable. Keep hair away from open flame, lit tobacco products, fire or sparks. Product build-up can increase the risk of flammability. Shampooing frequently can reduce this risk. Keep out of reach of children.

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