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Aveda Light Elements Texturizing Creme

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Aveda Light Elements Texturizing Creme product label collected on May 23, 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 Aveda Light Elements Texturizing Creme is 4.

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Data last updated: May 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)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA SEED OIL

None

None
OUBAKU EKISU
Appeared as: PHELLODENDRON AMURENSE BARK EXTRACT

Limited
HORDEUM DISTICHON (BARLEY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HORDEUM DISTICHON EXTRACT/EXTRAIT D'ORGE A DEUX RANGS (BARLEY)

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: EUPHORBIA CERIFERA WAX/CANDELILLA CERA/CIRE DE CANDELILLA (CANDELILLA)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX/CERA ALBA/CIRE D'ABEILLE

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
ACRYLIC ACID/ ACRYLONITROGENS COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ACRYLIC ACID/VP CROSSPOLYMER

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

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/Aqua/Eau, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Cetyl Esters, Octyldodecyl Myristate, Stearic Acid, Batyl Alcohol, Camellia Oleifera Seed Oil, Sasa Veitchii Extract, Phellodendron Amurense Bark Extract, Hordeum Distichon (Barley) Extract/Extrait D'Orge A Deux Rangs, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax/Candelilla Cera/Cire De Candelilla, Beeswax/Cera Alba/Cire D'Abeille, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Lecithin, Glyceryl Dibehenate, Arginine, Jojoba Esters, Squalane, Tribehenin, Acrylic Acid/Vp Crosspolymer, Glyceryl Behenate, Oryzanol, Pullulan, Gluconolactone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Fragrance (Parfum), Limonene, Geraniol, Citronellol, Linalool, Benzyl Benzoate, Citral, Cinnamal, Eugenol, Farnesol, Coumarin, Calcium Gluconate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate

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