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Taliah Waajid Jamaican Black Castor Oil, Lemongrass (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Taliah Waajid Jamaican Black Castor Oil, Lemongrass (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 Taliah Waajid Jamaican Black Castor Oil, Lemongrass (2016 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: November 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
MODERATE
  • 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)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR OIL (RICINUS COMMUNIS)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption

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

Limited
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OIL
Appeared as: LEMON GRASS OIL ( CYMBOPOGON FLEXUOSUS)

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: GRAPE SEED OIL (VITIS VINIFERA)

None
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) OIL
Appeared as: CARROT OIL ( DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Castor Oil (Ricinus Communis), Soybean Oil ( Glycine Soja), Lemon Grass Oil ( Cymbopogon Flexuosus), Grape Seed Oil (Vitis Vinifera), Carrot Oil ( Daucus Carota Sativa), Fragrance, (Parfum)

Directions from packaging:

For hair: Rub small amount into hair and massage into scalp. For best results, use twice a week. Hot oil treatment: Slightly heat. Apply to dry hair from ends to inch away from scalp. Apply to scalp on problem areas. Massage into hair and cover with plastic cap. Sit under dryer for 30 mins. Rinse and use Taliah Waajid Total Body Shampoo. Body treatment: Heat bottle in warm water. Once heated, apply oil to body while gently massaging into skin in circular motion. For healthy skin: Use generously all over body. Apply to feet, cuticles and problem areas of dry skin. Can be use daily.

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