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CURLS Hair Gel Curls Cream Brule (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the CURLS Hair Gel Curls Cream Brule (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 CURLS Hair Gel Curls Cream Brule (old formulation) is 3.

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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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • 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
Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

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

Fair

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOYA (SOYBEAN) OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT
Appeared as: CERTIFIED BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: CERTIFIED PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

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, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycerin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Glycine Soya (Soybean) Oil, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Glyceryl Stearate, Tocopherol, Allantoin, Certified Organic Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Certified Organic Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Stearic Acid, Cetyl Alcohol, Sodium Carbomer, Potassium Sorbate, Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol.

Directions from packaging:

Day 1 - Apply Curl Creme Brule to freshly cleansed/conditioned hair, while it is still wet. Scrunch into hair, section by section. Allow hair to air dry. Day 2 - Refresh your curls with Lavish Curls Moisturizer, and reapply Curl Creme Brule to curls as needed.

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