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Healing-Scents Hair Spray, Attraction (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Healing-Scents Hair Spray, Attraction (old formulation) product label collected on January 21, 2015 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 Healing-Scents Hair Spray, Attraction (old formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: January 2015

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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
CINNAMOMUM CASSIA (CINNAMON) OIL
Appeared as: CINNAMON ESSENTIAL OIL.

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
BOSWELLIA SACRA (FRANKINCENSE) OIL
Appeared as: FRANKINCENSE ESSENTIAL OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
COMMIPHORA MYRRHA (MYRRH) OIL
Appeared as: MYRRH ESSENTIAL OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DISTILLED WATER

Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: SALT

Robust
SUCROSE
Appeared as: SUGAR

Fair
KAOLIN
Appeared as: KAOLIN CLAY

Fair

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL

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

None
SYZYGIUM AROMATICA (CLOVE BUD) OIL
Appeared as: CLOVEBUD ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) OIL
Appeared as: GINGER ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL
Appeared as: ROSE GERANIUM ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: PATCHOULI ESSENTIAL OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

distilled water; vegetable glycerin; potassium sorbate; salt; sugar; kaolin clay; xanthan gum; lavender essential oil; clovebud essential oil; frankincense essential oil; ginger essential oil; rose geranium essential oil; orange essential oil; patchouli essential oil; myrrh essential oil; cinnamon essential oil.

Directions from packaging:

A great toxin-free alternative to commercial hair sprays. Adds a finishing touch with light hold. For a stronger hold; use our styling gel before styling. Works great for naturally curly hair, adds definition to curls while preventing frizz and fly away hair. Use damp hands to restyle if needed. Brush well to remove from hair.

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