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Acure Vivacious Volume Conditioner, Peppermint & Echinacea

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Acure Vivacious Volume Conditioner, Peppermint & Echinacea product label collected on October 09, 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 Acure Vivacious Volume Conditioner, Peppermint & Echinacea 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

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

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA PEPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Good

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIPS) FRUIT EXTRACT

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: MATRICARIA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
ETHYL LAUROYL ARGINATE HCL
Appeared as: ETHYL LAUROYL ARGINATE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/EAU

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
ARGININE
Appeared as: L'ARGININE

Limited

Fair

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) SEED OIL

Limited
CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CURCUBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED OIL

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

Fair

Limited
CHENOPODIUM QUINOA (QUINOA) PROTEIN
Appeared as: CHENOPDOIUM QUINOA (QUINOA) PROTEIN EXTRACT

Limited
ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA (CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA (ECHINACEA) CELL CULTURE EXTRACT

None
ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA CALLUS (ARGAN) CULTURE EXTRACT

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:

WATER/EAU, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT*, RUBUS FRUTICOSUS (BLACKBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT*, ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIPS) FRUIT EXTRACT*, PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) FRUIT EXTRACT*, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) FLOWER EXTRACT*, MATRICARIA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT*, ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT*, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, STEARALKONIUM CHLORIDE, GLYCERIN, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE, SORBITAN OLIVATE, GLUCONOLACTONE, ISOAMYL LAURATE, ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL*, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PANTHENOL, ETHYL LAUROYL ARGINATE, L'ARGININE, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSE, HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) SEED OIL, TOCOPHEROL ACETATE, CURCUBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED OIL*, MENTHA PEPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL, UBIQUINONE, CHENOPDOIUM QUINOA (QUINOA) PROTEIN EXTRACT, ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA (ECHINACEA) CELL CULTURE EXTRACT, UBIQUINONE, ARGANIA SPINOSA CALLUS (ARGAN) CULTURE EXTRACT, LACTIC ACID.

Directions from packaging:

Apply to wet hair. Massage into scalp and straight down to the ends. Rinse and rejoice!

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