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The Honest Company Honest Conditioner Gently Nourishing, Sweet Almond

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Honest Company Honest Conditioner Gently Nourishing, Sweet Almond product label collected on December 14, 2018 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 The Honest Company Honest Conditioner Gently Nourishing, Sweet Almond is 3.

Data last updated: December 2018

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Fair

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

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

Robust

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

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERIN, BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, CETYL ESTERS, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, PANTHENOL, HYDROXYPROPYL GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID, TRIETHYL CITRATE, VANILLIN, RASPBERRY KETONE, MALTOL, GAMMA-DECALACTONE, BENZALDEHYDE, ANISALDEHYDE, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, LIMONENE

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