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Beautycounter Volume & Shape Conditioner

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Volume & Shape Conditioner product label collected on January 29, 2018 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 Beautycounter Volume & Shape Conditioner is 2.

Data last updated: January 2018

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)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (LEVANT COTTON) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) SEED EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Fair

Robust

Fair

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.

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Isohexadecane, Cetyl Esters, Behentrimonium Chloride, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glyceryl Stearate, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Gossypium Herbaceum (Cotton) Seed Extract, Isododecane, Phenoxyethanol, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Inulin, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract, Panthenol, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Dimer Dilinoleyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Hydroxypropyl Guar, Phospholipids, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Fructose, Sucrose, Glucose, Potassium Sorbate.

Directions from packaging:

After shampooing, lightly squeeze out excess water then massage into scalp and hair, focusing on the ends. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. For best results, use with Smooth & Control Shampoo.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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