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MAAPILIM Beard Softener

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the MAAPILIM Beard Softener product label collected on February 10, 2020 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 MAAPILIM Beard Softener is 4.

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Data last updated: February 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (SUPPLEMENT)

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
HYDROLYZED KERATIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYSED KERATIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Limited
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) OIL

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS) SEED OIL

Limited

None
MARIS LIMUS
Appeared as: MARIS LIMUS (DEAD SEA MUD)

Limited

Limited

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: SWEET ALMOND (PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS) OIL

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

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES OIL

Limited
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL
Appeared as: WHEAT (TRITICUM VULGARE) GERM OIL

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

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, Glyceryl Stearate, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Cetrimonium Chloride, Glycerin, Fragrance (Supplement), Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed Oil), Sunflower (Helianthus Annuus) Seed Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Benzoic Acid, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Maris Limus (Dead Sea Mud), Hydrolysed Keratin ,Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Sweet Almond (Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis) Oil, Hippophae Rhamnoides Oil, Wheat (Triticum Vulgare) Germ Oil, Citric Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid.

Directions from packaging:

Shake before use. After washing with shampoo, massage beard softener into your beard. Wait two minutes and rinse with warm water. Use once or twice per week.

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