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Acure Moisturizing Root Repair Deep Conditioning Hair Mask, Argan Stem Cell & Mint (2018 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Acure Moisturizing Root Repair Deep Conditioning Hair Mask, Argan Stem Cell & Mint (2018 formulation) product label collected on February 13, 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 Acure Moisturizing Root Repair Deep Conditioning Hair Mask, Argan Stem Cell & Mint (2018 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: February 2018

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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
STEARALKONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: STEARYLKONIUM CHLORIDE

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

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

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

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

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
GLUCONOLACTONE
Appeared as: GLUCONO DELTA LACTONE

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

Limited

Fair
ARGININE
Appeared as: L-ARGININE (AMINO ACID)

Limited

Fair

Fair
UBIQUINONE
Appeared as: UBIQUINONE (COQ10)

None
ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) STEM CELL EXTRACT

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE*, EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT*, RUBUS FRUTICOSUS (BLACKBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT*, ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIPS) FRUIT EXTRACT*, PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) FRUIT EXTRACT*, ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT*, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, STEARYLKONIUM CHLORIDE, VEGETABLE GLYCERIN, ISOAMYL LAURATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, GLUCONO DELTA LACTONE, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL, MENTHA PEPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL, ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL*, L-ARGININE (AMINO ACID), THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER*, METHYLCELLULOSE, UBIQUINONE (COQ10), ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) STEM CELL EXTRACT, TOCOPHERYL.

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