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Fairy Tales Hair Care Fairy Tales Curly-Q Styling Spray Gel

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Fairy Tales Hair Care Fairy Tales Curly-Q Styling Spray Gel product label collected on November 13, 2017 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 Fairy Tales Hair Care Fairy Tales Curly-Q Styling Spray Gel is 7.

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Data last updated: November 2017

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

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

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE/PARFUM

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

Fair

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

None

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (EAU)

Limited

None

Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-4 LAURATE
Appeared as: POLYGLYCERYL-4 LAURATE/SEBACATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

None

None

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

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

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) BUTTER
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA FRUIT (AVOCADO) BUTTER

Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-4 CAPRATE
Appeared as: POLYGLYCERYL-4 CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE

• Use restrictions (low)

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 (Eau), VP/VA COPOLYMER, POLYQUATERNIUM-11, POLYGLYCERYL-4, LAURATE/SEBACATE , DEHYDROACETIC ACID , PVP, PANTHENOL , FRAGRANCE/PARFUM, CINNAMIDOPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE , CHENOPODIUM QUINOA SEED, RICE AMINO ACIDS, ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU SEED BUTTER, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, PERSEA GRATISSIMA FRUIT (AVOCADO) BUTTER , RETINYL PALMITATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, POLYGLYCERYL-4 CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE, BENZYL ALCOHOL, CITRIC ACID *phthalate free fragrance

Directions from packaging:

Apply to wet hair, after using Curly-Q shampoo and conditioner. Finger comb, scrunch or shape curls. Style as usual. Can be used on dry hair too. For external use only.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only.

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