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Andalou Naturals Exotic Marula Oil Silky Smooth Detangling Spray

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Exotic Marula Oil Silky Smooth Detangling Spray product label collected on February 11, 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 Andalou Naturals Exotic Marula Oil Silky Smooth Detangling Spray is 4.

Data last updated: February 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
  • 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
Limited

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

None

Limited

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT MILK
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA MILK*† (COCONUT)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
SCLEROCARYA BIRREA OIL
Appeared as: SCLEROCARYA BIRREA KERNEL OIL* (MARULA)

None
MALUS DOMESTICA FRUIT CELL CULTURE
Appeared as: FRUIT STEM CELLS (MALUS DOMESTICA; SOLAR VITIS)

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO SEED BUTTER* (COCOA)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER*† (SHEA)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS SEED OIL* (JOJOBA)

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL*

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASPALATHUS LINEARIS EXTRACT*† (ROOIBOS)

Limited
WHITE TEA
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT*† (WHITE TEA)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA ISOLATES

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA PIPERITA LEAF OIL* (PEPPERMINT)

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:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Purified Water (Aqua), Vegetable Glycerin, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Milk*†, Cetyl Alcohol, Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Kernel Oil*, Behentrimonium Chloride, Fruit Stem Cells (Malus Domestica, Solar Vitis), BioActive 8 Berry Complex*, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter*, Dimethicone, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*†, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil*, Glyceryl Stearate, Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) Extract*†, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract*†, Tocopherol, Phenethyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Vanilla Isolates, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Oil*

Directions from packaging:

To Use Spray on clean, damp hair and gently comb through. Use on dry hair to smooth or revive curls. Style as usual. Benefits defiant, curly, and coarse hair. Gentle and color safe.

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