Menu Close Menu

Menu

Yarok Feed Your Curls Defining Creme (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

Learn more About
EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Yarok Feed Your Curls Defining Creme (2016 formulation) product label collected on October 17, 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 Yarok Feed Your Curls Defining Creme (2016 formulation) is 5.

Browse More:

Where to purchase:

Data last updated: October 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
Learn more About
Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)
Appeared as: VITAMIN A

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM VAR AMARA OIL

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

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM VAR DULCIS OIL

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

Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CANNABIS SATIVA OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited
ABIES BALSAMEA (BALSAM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: M BALSAMEA WILLD EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS GEL

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA L

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS OIL

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

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA OIL

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

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA OIL

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

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: OENOTHERA BIENNIS OIL

Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARCTIUM LAPPA EXTRACT

Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: EQUISETUM ARVENSE EXTRACT

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALVIA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

Limited
ORIGANUM VULGARE FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORIGANUM VULGARE EXTRACT

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

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited
HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS (GOLDENSEAL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS EXTRACT

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS KERNAL EXTRACT

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair
NIACINAMIDE
Appeared as: VITAMIN B3

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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:

Vitamin Infused Aloe Barbadensis Gel, Argania Spinosa L. ; Organic Oils of: Simmondsia Chinensis, Vitis Vinifera, Prunus Armeniaca, Cocos Nucifera, Limnanthes Alba, Olea Europaea, Cannabis Sativa and Oenothera Biennis; Organic Herbal Extracts of: Rosmarinus Officinalis, Arctium Lappa, Equisetum Arvense, Salvia Officinalis, Origanum Vulgare, Thymus Vulgaris, Lavandula Angust ifolia, M. Balsamea Willd, Hydrastis Canadensis and Cinnamomum Verum, Elaeis Guineensis Kernal Extract; Natural plant sourced Vitamins E, Vitamin A, Vitamins 81, 82 & 83; Plant sourced Kosher and Vegan Xanthan Gum & Potassium Sorbate Organic Vinegar; Organic Essential Oils of: Citrus Aurantium var. Dulcis, Citrus Aurantium var. Amara and Cananga Odorata.

Directions from packaging:

HOW TO USE ON WET HAIR: Separate sections of hair, dip finger in product and twirl by section. You can air dry or diffuse for a natural look. When dry, gently separate the curls with your fingers to give the finishing style.

Warnings from packaging:

For External use only, avoid direct contact with eyes and keep away from children.

ABOUT THE SKIN DEEP® RATINGS

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer

ABOUT EWG VERIFIED™

Beyond providing Skin Deep® as an educational tool for consumers, EWG offers its EWG VERIFIED™ mark as a quick and easily identifiable way of conveying personal care products that meet EWG's strict health criteria. Before a company can use EWG VERIFIED™ on such products, the company must show that it fully discloses the products' ingredients on their labels or packaging, they do not contain EWG ingredients of concern, and are made with good manufacturing practices, among other criteria. Note that EWG receives licensing fees from all EWG VERIFIED™ member companies that help to support the important work we do. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer