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Lush Hair Treatment, Marilyn

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Hair Treatment, Marilyn product label collected on January 28, 2019 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 Lush Hair Treatment, Marilyn is 7.

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Data last updated: January 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

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

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE)
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: LEMON OIL (CITRUS LIMONUM)

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Good
LECITHIN
Appeared as: SOYA LECITHIN

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

None
LINUM USITATISSIMUM FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LINSEED MUCILAGE (LINUM USITATISSIMUM)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA)
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA

Limited
CROCUS SATIVUS (SAFFRON) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: SAFFRON INFUSION (CROCUS SATIVUS)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) JUICE
Appeared as: FRESH LEMON JUICE (CITRUS LIMONUM)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) OIL
Appeared as: CHAMOMILE OIL (ANTHEMIS NOBILIS)

• Enhanced skin absorption

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Linseed Mucilage (Linum Usitatissimum), Chamomile Infusion (Anthemis Nobilis and Chamomilla Recutita), Saffron Infusion (Crocus Sativus), Cetearyl Alcohol, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Fresh Organic Lemon Juice (Citrus Limonum), Cetearyl Alcohol, Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Olea Europaea), Lemon Oil (Citrus Limonum), Chamomile Oil (Anthemis Nobilis), Soya Lecithin, *Citral, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, *Limonene, Fragrance, Methylparaben, Propylparaben

Directions from packaging:

Apply to dry hair, leave on for 20 minutes, then shampoo out.

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