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Original Sprout Natural Styling Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Original Sprout Natural Styling Balm product label collected on April 24, 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 Original Sprout Natural Styling Balm is 1.

Data last updated: April 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) STEROLS
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM STEROLS

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL

Limited

Fair

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID

Limited

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/AQUA/EAU, COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX, PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, PUNICA GRANATUM STEROLS, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE PEG-100 STEARATE, PEG-75, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL, ORGANIC ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT, ORGANIC ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT, ORGANIC CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT, ORGANIC CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT, ORGANIC VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT, GLYCERIN, SODIUM BENZOATE, CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL.

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