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Carol's Daughter Hair Milk Styling Butter

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Carol's Daughter Hair Milk Styling Butter product label collected on November 30, 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 Carol's Daughter Hair Milk Styling Butter is 5.

Data last updated: November 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• 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
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL
Appeared as: AMINOMETHYL PROPIONAL

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) BUTTER

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

None

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

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, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, GLYCERYL STEARATE, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) BUTTER, BEESWAX, STEARIC ACID, FRAGRANCE, TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT GERM) OIL, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, ETHYLHEXYL GLYCERIN, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, XANTHAN GUM, AGAVE TEQUILANA LEAF EXTRACT, AMINOMETHYL PROPIONAL, DISODIUM EDTA, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, O-CYMEN-5-OL, METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE, METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE

Directions from packaging:

Place a small amount into the palms of your hands, and then rub hands together. Apply to damp or dry hair. Gently work into your hair and scalp, with an extra focus on the ends, where there may be more damage. Style as you normally would. To add some hold, follow with Hair Milk styling foam.

Warnings from packaging:

Keep out of eyes. Not intended for internal use.

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