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Pureology Strength Cure Cleansing Condition (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Pureology Strength Cure Cleansing Condition (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 03, 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 Pureology Strength Cure Cleansing Condition (2016 formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: July 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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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)

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
SULISOBENZONE
Appeared as: BENZOPHENONE-4

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

Robust

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

Limited
CAMELINA SATIVA (GOLD OF PLEASURE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELINA SATIVA OIL

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED EXTRACT

None

Fair

None
2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOL
Appeared as: 2-OLEAMIDO-1

None
2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOL
Appeared as: 3-OCTADECANEDIOL

Fair
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL
Appeared as: POLY(LINSEED OIL)

Limited
HAEMATOCOCCUS PLUVIALIS (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HAEMATOCOCCUS PLUVIALIS EXTRACT

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sodium Cocoamphopropionate, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Behentrimonium Chloride, Fragrance, Coco-Betaine, Caprylyl Glycol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Menthol, Tocopherol, Benzophenone-4, Olea Europaea Oil, Camelina Sativa Oil, Helianthus Annuus Seed Extract, Coumarin, Geraniol, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein PG-Propyl Silanetriol, Arginine, 2-Oleamido-1, 3-Octadecanediol, Poly(Linseed Oil), Linalool, Haematococcus Pluvialis Extract, Melanin

Directions from packaging:

Apply 3 - 7 pumps (depending on length) to wet hair. For optimal results, use plenty of water to distribute the formula evenly. Gently massage and leave in hair for 2 - 3 minutes. Rinse well.

Warnings from packaging:

In case of contact with eyes, rinse them immediately.

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