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Curly Q's Moist Curls Moisturizer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Curly Q's Moist Curls Moisturizer product label collected on April 30, 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 Curly Q's Moist Curls Moisturizer is 5.

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Data last updated: April 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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CERTIFIED ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

None

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

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

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

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: CERTIFIED BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CERTIFIED SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS JOJOBA SEED OIL

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

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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:

: WATER, GLYCERIN, POLYSORBATE 80, METHYLHEPTYL ISOSTEARATE, CERTIFIED ORGANIC CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, CERTIFIED ORGANIC ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT, CERTIFIED ORGANIC PUNICA GRANATUM FRUIT EXTRACT, CERTIFIED ORGANIC ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, CERTIFIED ORGANIC BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER), CERTIFIED ORGANIC SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS JOJOBA SEED OIL, CERTIFIED ORGANIC COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, CERTIFIED ORGANIC COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT, TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL, SILK AMINO ACIDS, CITRIC ACID, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, DISODIUM EDTA, POTASSIUM SORBATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, FRAGRANCE.

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