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Beauty Without Cruelty Moisture Plus Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beauty Without Cruelty Moisture Plus Shampoo product label collected on May 16, 2017 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 Beauty Without Cruelty Moisture Plus Shampoo is 2.

Data last updated: May 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Appeared as: COCOAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) PROTEIN
Appeared as: WHEAT PROTEIN

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCOL STEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCOL MONOSTEARATE

Limited

Limited

Limited
MELILOTUS OFFICINALIS (SWEET CLOVER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELILOTUS OFFICINALIS (CLOVER) BLOSSOM EXTRACT

Limited
TUSSILAGO FARFARA (COLTSFOOT) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: TUSSILAGO FARFARA (COLTSFOOT) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Appeared as: MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (KELP) EXTRACT

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT

Limited

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

Fair

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

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

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN
Appeared as: SOY PROTEIN

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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, sodium c14-16 olefin sulfonate, cocoamidopropyl betaine, panthenol, sodium pca, glycerin, wheat protein, methyl gluceth-20, sodium cocoyl glutamate, glycol monostearate, Oenothera biennis (evening primrose) oil, Betula alba (birch) leaf extract, Betula alba (birch) sap extract, Melilotus officinalis (clover) blossom extract, Tussilago farfara (coltsfoot) extract, Equisetum arvense (horsetail) extract, Urtica dioica (nettle) extract, Achillea millefolium (yarrow) extract, inositol, Macrocystis pyrifera (kelp) extract, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) extract, Salvia officinalis (sage) extract, Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) oil, tocopherol acetate, niacin, Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice*, soy protein, yeast extract, citric acid, phospholipids, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, ethyl hexyl glycerin, Cananga odorata (ylang ylang) oil*, Lavandula hybrida (lavandin) oil*. 10% Organic Content *organic ingredients.

Directions from packaging:

How to use: Massage into wet hair and work into a rich, creamy lather. Rinse clean with warm water. Repeat if necessary. For additional benefits, follow with BWC Moisture Plus Conditioner.

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