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Beauty Without Cruelty Volume Plus Conditioner

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beauty Without Cruelty Volume Plus Conditioner 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 Volume Plus Conditioner is 4.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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 (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE
Appeared as: BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE METHOSULFATE

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

Limited
CETEARETH-20
Appeared as: CETERETH-20

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMONUM (LEMON) OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

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

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN
Appeared as: SOY PROTEIN

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OIL
Appeared as: CYMPOBOGON MARTINII (PALMAROSA) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Purified water, Aloe barbadensis (aloe) leaf juice*, cetyl alcohol, cetereth-20, glycerin, cetrimonium chloride, stearamidopropyl dimethylamine, behentrimonium chloride methosulfate, panthenol, dimethicone, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) extract, Anthemis nobilis (chamomile) extract*, Salvia officinalis (sage) extract, Equisetum arvense (horsetail) extract, Urtica dioica (nettle) extract, Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) extract*, soy protein, ascorbic acid, inositol, citric acid, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, ethyl hexyl glycerin, Citrus aurantifolia (lime) oil, Cananga odorata (ylang ylang) oil*, Lavandula hybrida (lavandin) oil*, Citrus limonum (lemon) oil*, Cympobogon martinii (palmarosa) oil*. *organic. 19% Organic Content.

Directions from packaging:

How to use: After shampooing with BWC Volume Plus Shampoo apply to clean hair, working from the ends up until the entire shaft is covered. Leave on for 2-5 minutes. Rinse clean with warm water.

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