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Afro Love Curling Puree, Coconut Oil-Shea Butter & Aloe Vera (2018 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Afro Love Curling Puree, Coconut Oil-Shea Butter & Aloe Vera (2018 formulation) product label collected on September 06, 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 Afro Love Curling Puree, Coconut Oil-Shea Butter & Aloe Vera (2018 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair
BHT

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED WATER

Fair

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

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

Fair

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

Limited

Limited
PISTACIA VERA (PISTACHIO NUT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PISTACIA VERA SEED OIL

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA(OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

None

None

Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETOSTEARYL ALCOHOL

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

: DEIONIZED WATER, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII/ SHEA BUTTER, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER SEED OIL, EQUISETUM ARVENSE EXTRACT, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, PISTACIA VERA SEED OIL, OLEA EUROPAEA(OLIVE) FRUIT OIL, BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE, POLYQUATERNIUM-68, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, DI-PPG-2 MYRETH-10 ADIPATE, CETEARETH 20, CETOSTEARYL ALCOHOL, PEG-75 LANOLIN, POLYQUATERNIUM 37/PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE DICAPRATE/PPG-1 TRIDECETH-6, PROPYLENE GLYCOL / DIAZOLIDINYL UREA/IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE, BHT, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, DISODIUM EDTA, FRAGRANCE.

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