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Sexyhair Big Sexy Hair Extra Volumizing Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sexyhair Big Sexy Hair Extra Volumizing Shampoo product label collected on February 08, 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 Sexyhair Big Sexy Hair Extra Volumizing Shampoo is 6.

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Data last updated: February 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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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)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Limited

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

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
SULISOBENZONE
Appeared as: BENZOPHENONE-4

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Robust

Robust

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
HYDROLYZED QUINOA
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED CHENOPODIUM QUINOA SEED

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

None
CYBIDIUM GRANDIFLORUM (ORCHID) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CYMBIDIUM GRANDIFLORUM (ORCHID) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EQUISETUM ARVENSE EXTRACT

Limited
HERICIUM ERINACEUM (YAMABUSHITAKE) MUSHROOM EXTRACT
Appeared as: HERICIUM ERINACEUM (MUSHROOM) EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
SPIRULINA MAXIMA (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPIRULINA MAXIMA EXTRACT

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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.

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:

WATER, SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATE, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, SODIUM CHLORIDE, PEG-120 METHYL GLUCOSE DIOLEATE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, FRAGRANCE, GLYCERIN, CITRIC ACID, METHYL GLUCETH-10, NIACIN, PANTHENOL, PHYTANTRIOL, CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, HYDROLYZED CHENOPODIUM QUINOA SEED, HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEIN, BENZOPHENONE-4, SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE, SODIUM GLUCONATE, ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM EXTRACT, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT, CYMBIDIUM GRANDIFLORUM (ORCHID) FLOWER EXTRACT, CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS LEAF/STEM EXTRACT, EQUISETUM ARVENSE EXTRACT, HERICIUM ERINACEUM (MUSHROOM) EXTRACT, HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS) EXTRACT, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT, SPIRULINA MAXIMA EXTRACT, SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE LEAF EXTRACT, TOCOPHEROL, CAPRYLYL/CAPRYL GLUCOSIDE, SODIUM PCA, DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATE, LAURETH-3, SODIUM SULFATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE, METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE, SODIUM BENZOATE, BENZOIC ACID, SODIUM SULFITE, LIMONENE.

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