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Sally Hansen Hair Remover Wax Strip Kit For Face, Eyebrows & Bikini Area (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sally Hansen Hair Remover Wax Strip Kit For Face, Eyebrows & Bikini Area (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 Sally Hansen Hair Remover Wax Strip Kit For Face, Eyebrows & Bikini Area (old formulation) is 1.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited
ETHYLENE/ VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ETHYLENE/VA COPOLYMER

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
BISABOLOL
Appeared as: BISABOLOL (L-ALPHA)

• 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:

Hydrocarbon Resin, Polybutene, Rosin Ester, Ethylene/VA Copolymer, Bisabolol (L-Alpha)

Directions from packaging:

Quick & easy to use! 1. Warm strip in hands. 2. Separate double-sided strips. 3. Press on, pull off.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Read enclosed instructions and cautions carefully before using. Do not use on compromised skin or when undergoing dermatological treatments.

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