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Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal + Biotin Dry Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal + Biotin Dry Shampoo product label collected on April 16, 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 Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal + Biotin Dry Shampoo is 4.

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Data last updated: April 2020

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

None

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

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) STARCH
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA STARCH (RICE)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS STARCH (CORN)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNIS PERSICA (PEACH) FRUIT EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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.

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Kaolin, Sodium Bicarbonate, Tapioca Starch, Bambusa Arundinacea (Bamboo) Stem Powder, Biotin, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Extract, Charcoal Powder, Sodium Hyaluronate, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Prunis Persica (Peach) Fruit Extract, Fragrance (Parfum)

Directions from packaging:

Shake well before use and twist the cap to reveal spray dispenser. Squeeze the bottle and dispense evenly five inches away from hair, focusing at the roots. Let the dry shampoo sit for two minutes and then brush or finger through the hair thoroughly until the powder is removed.

Warnings from packaging:

Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes. For external use only.

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