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Mielle Anti Frizz Curl Refreshing Spray, Pomegranate & Honey

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Mielle Anti Frizz Curl Refreshing Spray, Pomegranate & Honey 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 Mielle Anti Frizz Curl Refreshing Spray, Pomegranate & Honey is 5.

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Good

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (ACETAMIDE MEA)

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)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
CITRIC ACID
Appeared as: CITRIC

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

None

Robust

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED EXTRACT

None

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

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 (AQUA, EAU), GLYCERIN, (VEGETABLE), METHYL GLUCETH-20, ACETAMIDE MEA, PHENOXYETHANOL, HONEY, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, POLYSORBATE-20, BENZYL ALCOHOL, LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED EXTRACT, SALVIA HISPANICA SEED EXTRACT, EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT, PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM), SILK AMINO ACIDS, PANTHENOL, LIMONENE, LINALOOL, CITRIC ACID

Directions from packaging:

Pomegranate & Honey Curl Refreshing Spray is water-based with essential oils to rehydrate your curls with an illuminating shine and pleasant fragrance while delivering a soft, flexible hold to reduce frizz and re-define your curls. PRIME + DEFINE with Pomegranate & Honey Leave-In Conditioner and one of three styling options to create soft to deep definition. RE-DEFINE with Curl Refreshing Spray by spraying onto the hair, holding the bottle 7-10 inches away and lightly massage into curls.

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