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Completely Bare Salon Quality Bikini & Body Wax Kit (old formulation)

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Completely Bare Salon Quality Bikini & Body Wax Kit (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 Completely Bare Salon Quality Bikini & Body Wax Kit (old formulation) is 4.

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

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Fair
D&C RED NO. 17 (CI 26100)
Appeared as: D&C RED 17 (CI 26100)

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE)

Limited
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7)
Appeared as: D&C RED 7 (CI 15850)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
D&C VIOLET NO. 2 (CI 60725)
Appeared as: D&C VIOLET 2 (CI 60725)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair
D&C VIOLET NO. 2 (CI 60725)
Appeared as: D&C VIOLET 2 (CI 60725)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM)

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• 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:

Ouch Less Strip Wax: Glyceryl Rosinate, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Colophonium, Fragrance (Parfum), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), D&C Violet 2 (CI 60725), D&C Violet 2 (CI 60725), D&C Red 7 (CI 15850), D&C Red 17 (CI 26100). Completely Off: Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil.

Directions from packaging:

Wax can be used anywhere on the body. Need additional help waxing? Scan the QR code on the box to launch the instructional video for step-by-step bikini-waxing instructions, or refer to detailed instructions enclosed.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not ingest. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. To avoid possible burns, test the temperature of wax by applying a small amount to the inside of wrist before applying to other areas. Temperature of wax should never exceed 105 degrees F. If product is ingested, comes in contact with eyes or burns skin, seek immediate medical attention. If irritation occurs, discontinue use and seek medical attention. Wax paper is flammable. Keep away from excessive heat. Waxing is not recommended for individuals using (or who have used) Retin-A, Accutane, glycolic acid or any other skin-thinning substance. Do not use after chemical peel or surgical procedure. Do not use on open wounds, moles, sunburned-skin, cuts or herpes simplex.

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