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Product score: 03

Data Availability:

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Act + Acre Cold Processed Hair Conditioner

Act + Acre Cold Processed Hair Conditioner

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Act + Acre

DATA LAST UPDATED

July 2020

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 05
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, cosmetic biocide, surfactant - emulsifying agent, antimicrobial, antistatic, emulsifying, preservative, surfactant
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 04
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
PALMITAMIDOPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, hair conditioning agent, antistatic, hair conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
ISOCETETH-20
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, surfactant - solubilizing agent, emulsifying, surfactant
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, chelating, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
DIMETHYLHEPTENAL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) perfuming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
ETHYLHEXYL OLIVATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
BIS-ETHYL(ISOSTEARYLIMIDAZOLINE) ISOSTEARAMIDE
Appeared as: BIS-ETHYL ISOSTEARAMIDE (ISOSTEARYLIMIDAZOLINE)
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
TRIETHYL CITRATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, plasticizer, antioxidant, deodorant, masking, plasticiser, solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
ACRYLAMIDOPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, film former, hair fixative, film forming
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) bulking agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, bulking, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
ISOHEXADECANE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, solvent, emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) absorbent, anticaking agent, opacifying agent, slip modifier, viscosity increasing agent -aqueous, anticaking, opacifying, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
SORBITAN OLEATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying
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Ingredient score: 01
ISOAMYL LAURATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL DIBENZOATE
Appeared as: PROPYLENE GLYCOL DIBENZOATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ADANSONIA DIGITATA SEED OIL
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
AMARANTHUS CAUDATUS (LOVE LIES BLEEDING) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: AMARANTHUS CAUDATUS SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA (WEST INDIAN ROSEWOOD) BARK OIL
Appeared as: AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA BARK OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
AQUILARIA AGALLOCHA OIL
Appeared as: AQUILARIA AGALLOCHA WOOD OIL
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive
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Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, hair conditioning, humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CISTUS LADANIFERUS LEAF/ STEM WATER
Appeared as: CISTUS LADANIFERUS LEAF/STEM EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
COCETH-7
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
COCETH-7
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CRAMBE ABYSSINICA SEED OIL
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, tonic
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Ingredient score: 01
GAMMA-NONALACTONE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Endocrine disruption (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, hair conditioning agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, antistatic, film forming, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
HEXENYL ACETATE
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
HEXYLENE GLYCOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, emulsifying, perfuming, skin conditioning, surfactant
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL/ SEBACIC ACID COPOLYMER
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) emollient, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROLYZED PEA PROTEIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROLYZED QUINOA
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, humectant, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
IONONE, ALPHA-
Appeared as: IONONE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR) OIL
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
LINOLEIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;surfactant - cleansing agentsurfactant-cleansing agent is included as a function for the soap form of linoleic acid., antistatic, cleansing, emollient, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, surfactant
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Ingredient score: 01
LINOLENIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;surfactant - cleansing agentsurfactant-cleansing agent is included as a function for the soap form of linolenic acid., antistatic, cleansing, emollient, hair conditioning, perfuming, skin conditioning, surfactant
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED OIL
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PANTHENOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, antistatic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
PASSIFLORA EDULIS (PASSION FRUIT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antimicrobial agent, antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
SQUALANE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, refatting, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Endocrine disruption (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
TETRASODIUM GLUTAMATE DIACETATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, chelating
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Ingredient score: 01
VANILLIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, fragrance ingredient, masking
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Ingredient score: 01
VIOLA ODORATA EXTRACT
Appeared as: VIOLA ODORATA FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning, tonic
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Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Ethylhexyl Olivate, Bis-Ethyl(Isostearylimidazoline) Isostearamide, Triethyl Citrate, Acrylamidopropyltrimonium Chloride/Acrylates Copolymer, Palmitamidopropyltrimonium Chloride, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Cetrimonium Chloride, Isoceteth-20, Isohexadecane, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Sorbitan Oleate, Isoamyl Laurate, Propylene Glycol Dibenzoate, Adansonia Digitata Seed Oil, Amaranthus Caudatus Seed Oil, Amyris Balsamifera Bark Oil, Aquilaria Agallocha Wood Oil, Cananga Odorata Flower Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Glycol, Cistus Ladaniferus Leaf/Stem Extract, Citric Acid, Coceth-7, Coceth-7, Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil, Dimethyl Heptenal, Elettaria Cardamomum Seed Oil, Gamma-Nonalactone, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Hexenyl Acetate, Hexylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Castor Oil/Sebacic Acid Copolymer, Hydrolyzed Pea Protein, Hydrolyzed Quinoa, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Ionone, Juniperus Virginiana Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Linoleic Acid, Linolenic Acid, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Panthenol, Passiflora Edulis Seed Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Pogostemon Cablin Oil, Potassium Sorbate, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Sodium Hydroxide, Squalane, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Vanillin, Viola Odorata Flower/Leaf Extract

Directions from packaging:

Shake well before using. After cleansing, apply and massage into the hair. Start with quarter-sized amount and build accordingly. Concentrating on the mid-lengths to the ends of the hair. Leave in for five minutes before rinsing. Suitable for all hair types.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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