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Aubrey Balancing Protein Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Aubrey Balancing Protein Shampoo product label collected on July 02, 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 Aubrey Balancing Protein Shampoo is 4.

Data last updated: July 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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: DECYL GLUCOSIDE (FROM COCONUT/CORN SUGAR)

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

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA EXTRACT* (RICE)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

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

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

Fair

None

Fair

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: OENOTHERA BIENNIS OIL* (EVENING PRIMROSE)

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

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF OIL* (ROSEMARY)

Limited
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUILLAJA SAPONARIA ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE*, DECYL GLUCOSIDE (FROM COCONUT/CORN SUGAR), ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) EXTRACT*, GLUCOSE, SODIUM COCOYL HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN , FRAGRANCE , XANTHAN GUM, MILK PROTEIN, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER*, CITRIC ACID, OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL*, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL*, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL*, CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) EXTRACT, GLYCERIN, QUILLAJA SAPONARIA ROOT EXTRACT, ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C), GLUCOSE OXIDASE, LACTOPEROXIDASE, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) OIL, TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

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