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Shea Moisture 100% Virgin Coconut Oil Daily Hydration Conditioner

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shea Moisture 100% Virgin Coconut Oil Daily Hydration Conditioner product label collected on August 20, 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 Shea Moisture 100% Virgin Coconut Oil Daily Hydration Conditioner is 4.

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Data last updated: August 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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER^ (SHEA)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

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

None
ROSE HIPS FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT (ROSEHIP) OIL

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

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
COCONUT FATTY ACID
Appeared as: COCONUT ACID

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited

None

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, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*^, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Glycerin (Vegetable), Cetrimonium Chloride, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Juice, Glyceryl Caprylate, Panthenol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Rosa Canina Fruit (Rosehip) Oil, Argania Spinosa Kernel (Argan) Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract, Coconut Acid, Acacia Senegal Gum Extract, Tocopherol, Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract, Algae Extract, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Fragrance (Essential Oil Blend)

Directions from packaging:

Apply to clean, wet hair. Gently comb through from roots to ends. Leave in for up to three minutes. Rinse. For best results use after cleansing with our Daily Hydration Shampoo.

Warnings from packaging:

If irritation occurs, discontinue use.

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