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Rare El'ements International Hair Collection Pure Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Rare El'ements International Hair Collection Pure Shampoo product label collected on February 13, 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 Rare El'ements International Hair Collection Pure Shampoo is 1.

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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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FREE OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA BITTER (ORANGE PEEL) EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIS SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (PURIFIED WATER)

Limited
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE (COCONUT)

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None
SODIUM BABASSUAMPHOACETATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BABASSUAMPHOACETATE (BABASSU)

Limited
CITRULLUS VULGARIS (WATERMELON) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CITRULLUS VULGARIS (KALAHARI MELON) SEED OIL

Limited
BLACK SEED OIL
Appeared as: NIGELLA SATIVE (BLACK SEED) OIL

Limited

None

Fair

None
BABASSUAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE
Appeared as: BRASSICAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE (BRASSICACAE) OIL

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) OIL

Limited
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: ANIBA ROSEAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited

None

None
LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS

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

None

None
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE
Appeared as: COCO CAPRYLATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None
VEGETABLE DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL UNDECYLENATE (VEGETABLE)

Limited
FLAVONOIDS, LEMON OIL
Appeared as: BIOFLAVONOIDS

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:

Aqua (Purified Water), Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (COCONUT), Lauryl Hydroxy-sultaine, Sodium (BABASSU) Babassuamphoacetate, Citrullus Vulgaris (KALAHARI MELON) Seed Oil, Nigella Sative (BLACK SEED) Oil, Sclerocarya Birrea (MARULA) Oil, Astrocaryum (MURUMURU) Seed Butter, Lauric acid, Brassicamidopropyl Dimethylamine (BRASSICACEAE) Oil, Guar Hydroxy-propyltrimonium Chloride, Citrus Bergamia (BERGAMOT) Free Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (GERANIUM) Oil, Aniba Roseaeodora (ROSEWOOD) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (SUNFLOWER) Seed Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (ROSEMARY) Leaf Extract, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Lactobacillus, Cocos Nucifera (COCONUT) Fruit Extract, Hydroxyethyl Behenamidopropyl Dimonium Chloride, Coco Caprylate (COCONUT), Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Undecylenate (VEGETABLE), Bioflavonoids, Citrus Aurantium Amara Bitter (ORANGE PEEL) Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Citric Acid.

Directions from packaging:

Daily Shampoo for all hair types. Wet hair thoroughly. Place a sufficient amount of shampoo into palm of hand, rub hands together. Starting from the top of head, gently glide hands down to the ends distributing evenly. Work into rich lather and rinse. Repeat if necessary. Prior to using the Pure Shampoo, discover the Luxury of Rare El�ements pre-shampoo El� Treatment and escape into pure bliss with the Rare Elements Essential Lite Conditioner or the Essential Daily Masque.

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