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Lush Hair Honey, Queen Bee

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Hair Honey, Queen Bee product label collected on January 31, 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 Honey, Queen Bee is 4.

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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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM
Appeared as: CINNAMON DECOCTION (CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: FAIR TRADE COCOA BUTTER (THEOBROMA CACAO)

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROOIBOS TEA DECOCTION (ASPALATHUS LINEARIS)

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL
Appeared as: CORN OIL (ZEA MAYS)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (CERA ALBA)

Robust
HONEY
Appeared as: AFRICAN HONEY

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

None

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS (BITTER ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: ALMOND ESSENTIAL OIL (PRUNUS AMYGDALUS AMARA)

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.

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:

Fair Trade Organic Cocoa Butter (Theobroma Cacao), Rooibos Tea (Aspalathus Linearis) Decoction, Cinnamon (Cinnamomum Zeylanicum) Decoction, Corn Oil (Zea mays), Beeswax (Cera Alba), African Honey, Argan Oil (Argania Spinosa), Glycerine, Moringa Oil (Moringa Pterygosperma), Fragrance, Sicilian Lemon Oil (Citrus Limonum), Almond Essential Oil (Prunus Amygdalus Amara), Ylang Ylang Oil (Cananga Odorata), Amyl Cinnamal, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzyl Benzoate, Benzyl Cinnamate, Eugenol, Geraniol, Isoeugenol, Benzyl Salicylate, Citral, Farnesol, Limonene, Linalool

Directions from packaging:

Break off a small amount, melt into hands, and work through the hair for definition and moisture.

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