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Dark & Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage No Crunch Nourishing Pomade (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dark & Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage No Crunch Nourishing Pomade (2016 formulation) product label collected on November 01, 2016 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 Dark & Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Shrinkage No Crunch Nourishing Pomade (2016 formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: November 2016

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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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/FRAGRANCE

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL/COCONUT OIL

Fair

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS OIL/PALM OIL

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA/CARNAUBA WAX/CIRE DE CARNAUBA

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA/BEESWAX/CIRE DABEILLE

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MANGIFERA INDICA SEED OIL/MANGO SEED OIL

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA OIL/OLIVE FRUIT OIL

None
SAPONIFIED SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS SEED OIL/JOJOBA SEED OIL

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL/AVOCADO OIL

Limited
HAEMATOCOCCUS PLUVIALIS (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HAEMATOCOCCUS P L U V I A L I S/HAEMATOCOCCUS PLUVIALIS EXTRACT

Limited
BAMBUSA VULGARIS (BAMBOO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BAMBUSA VULGARI S EXTRACT

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARROT O I L/BETA-CAROTENE

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, COCOS NUCIFERA OIL / COCONUT OIL, ISOPROPYL PALMITATE, ELAEIS GUINEENSIS OIL / PALM OIL, PARAFFIN, COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA / CARNAUBA WAX / CIRE DE CARNAUBA, C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, CERA ALBA / BEESWAX / CIRE DABEILLE, DIMETHICONE, PARFUM / FRAGRANCE, SALICYLIC ACID, MANGIFERA INDICA SEED OIL / MANGO SEED OIL, BENZYL SALICYLATE, LINALOOL, OLEA EUROPAEA OIL / OLIVE FRUIT OIL, BENZYL ALCOHOL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS SEED OIL / JOJOBA SEED OIL, PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL / AVOCADO OIL, LIMONENE, HAEMATOCOCCUS P L U V I A L I S / HAEMATOCOCCUS PLUVIALIS EXTRACT, GERANIOL, BAMBUSA VULGARI S EXTRACT, CARROT O I L / BETA-CAROTENE, ASTAXANTHIN, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT / ROSEMARY LEAF EXTRACT, TOCOPHEROL

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