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Thicker Fuller Hair Instantly Thick Serum (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Thicker Fuller Hair Instantly Thick Serum (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 2014 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 Thicker Fuller Hair Instantly Thick Serum (2014 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: November 2014

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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • 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
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited
VP/ VA COPOLYMER
Appeared as: VP/VA COPOLYMER PVP

Fair

Limited

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

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

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

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

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
KRAMERIA TRIANDRA (RHATANY) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: KRAMERIA TRIANDRA ROOT EXTRACT

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

Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALVIA SCLAREA EXTRACT (CLARY)

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SESAMIUM INDICUM SEED OIL (SESAME)

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) EXTRACT
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS EXTRACT (THYME)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water), VP/VA Copolymer, PVP, PEG-8 Dimethicone, Carbomer, Aminomethyl Propanol, Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate, Caffeine, Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Extract, Krameria Triandra Root Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract (Rosemary), Salvia Sclarea Extract (Clary), Sesamium Indicum Seed Oil (Sesame), Thymus Vulgaris Extract (Thyme), Menthol, PEG-14M, Disodium EDTA, DMDM Hydantoin, Methylparaben, Parfum, Linalool, Benzyl Benzoate, Hexyl Cinnamal

Directions from packaging:

Apply to clean, damp hair and work from roots to ends. For maximum thickness and volume, blowdry hair and style as usual. For best results, follow with Thicker Fuller Hair Weightless Volumizing Hairspray.

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