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Alaffia Repair & Restore Curl Maker With Baobab & Aloe

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Alaffia Repair & Restore Curl Maker With Baobab & Aloe product label collected on October 28, 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 Alaffia Repair & Restore Curl Maker With Baobab & Aloe is 3.

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Data last updated: October 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)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) OIL
Appeared as: CLOVE OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

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

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
ADANSONIA DIGITATA PULP EXTRACT
Appeared as: BAOBAB FRUIT* EXTRACT

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL*

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Appeared as: SPEARMINT OIL

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

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:

BAOBAB FRUIT* EXTRACT, SHEA LEAF* EXTRACT, YAM EXTRACT, ALOE VERA LEAF JUICE, GLYCERIN, POLYGLYCERYL-10 DIISOSTEARATE, XANTHAN GUM, COCONUT OIL*, LECITHIN, SCLEROTIUM GUM, PULLULAN, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, MELON SEED OIL, PHENOXYETHANOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, ASCORBIC ACID, SPEARMINT OIL, ROSE GERANIUM OIL, BERGAMOT OIL, LAVENDER OIL, CLOVE OIL.

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