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Product score: 02

Data Availability:

Limited

Alba Botanica Hawaiian Deep Conditioning Minute Mask (2019 formulation)

CATEGORY

Hair Treatment/Serum
Mask

BRAND

Alba Botanica

DATA LAST UPDATED

July 2019

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • MODERATE
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 04
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
SODIUM BENZOATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative, anticorrosive, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
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Ingredient score: 02
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) absorbent, bulking agent, emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, suspending agent -nonsurfactant, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, bulking, emulsion stabilising, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, chelating, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive
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Ingredient score: 01
CETYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, fragrance ingredient, opacifying agent, surfactant - emulsifying agent;surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, viscosity increasing agent -nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, masking, opacifying, surfactant, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL (SUNFLOWER)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS SEED OIL (JOJOBA)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, emollient, emulsifying
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Ingredient score: 01
DIHEPTYL SUCCINATE
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, emulsifying, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLOYL GLYCERIN/ SEBACIC ACID COPOLYMER
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, humectant, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin protectant, emollient, masking, skin conditioning, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosityincreasing agent - nonaqueous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (THEOBROMA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM SEED BUTTER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ANANAS SATIVUS (PINEAPPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
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Ingredient score: 01
DIPTERYX ODORATA SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: DIPTERYX ODORATA BEAN EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINGA PTERYGOSPERMA SEED EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
STYRAX TONKINENSIS RESIN EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ALEURITES MOLUCCANA SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALICA (BROCCOLI) SEED OIL
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) emollient, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning, solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT OIL
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: OENOTHERA BIENNIS OIL (EVENING PRIMROSE)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
PASSIFLORA EDULIS (PASSION FRUIT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
SUNFLOWER OIL/ PALM OIL AMINOPROPANEDIOL ESTERS
Appeared as: SAFFLOWER OIL / PALM OIL AMINOPROPANEDIOL ESTERS
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
SILICA, CRYSTALLINE (QUARTZ)
Appeared as: QUARTZ
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive
CONCERNS • Cancer (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antifoaming agent, antimicrobial agent, cosmetic astringent, fragrance ingredient, solvent;viscosity decreasing agent
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
TRIETHYL CITRATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, plasticizer, antioxidant, deodorant, masking, plasticiser, solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
VANILLIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, fragrance ingredient, masking
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Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA (WATER), CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, CETYL ALCOHOL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL(1), SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL(1), GLYCERYL STEARATE, DIHEPTYL SUCCINATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE, CAPRYLOYL GLYCERIN/SEBACIC ACID COPOLYMER, HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)(1), THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM SEED BUTTER, ANANAS SATIVUS (PINEAPPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT, CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT, DIPTERYX ODORATA BEAN EXTRACT, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) FRUIT EXTRACT, MORINGA PTERYGOSPERMA SEED EXTRACT, STYRAX TONKINENSIS RESIN EXTRACT, VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) SEED OIL, ALEURITES MOLUCCANA SEED OIL, ARGANIA SPINOSA SEED OIL, BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALICA (BROCCOLI) SEED OIL, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT OIL, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL, OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL(1), ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL, PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL, SAFFLOWER OIL / PALM OIL AMINOPROPANEDIOL ESTERS, BENTONITE, CITRIC ACID, GLYCERIN, QUARTZ, ALCOHOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, TRIETHYL CITRATE, VANILLIN.

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."

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The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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