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The Afro Hair & Skin Co. Bloom Omega Healthy Hair Oil

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Afro Hair & Skin Co. Bloom Omega Healthy Hair Oil product label collected on August 21, 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 The Afro Hair & Skin Co. Bloom Omega Healthy Hair Oil is 1.

Data last updated: August 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: THISTLE OIL (CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS)

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

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

None
PAPAVER SOMNIFERUM SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: POPPY FLOWER SEED OIL (PAPAVER SOMNIFERUM)

None
HYDROGENATED CAMELINA SATIVA SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELINA SEED OIL (CAMELINA SATIVA)

None
CRAMBE ABYSSINICA SEED OIL
Appeared as: CRAMBE SEED OIL (CRAMBE ABYSSINICA)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL (COCOS NUCIFERA)

Fair
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL
Appeared as: FLAXSEED OIL (LINUM USITATISSMUM)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E (TOCOPHEROL)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS)
Appeared as: LEMONGRASS (CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS)

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:

Organic Thistle Oil (Carthamus Tinctorius), Sweet Almond Oil (Prunus Dulcis), Poppy Flower Seed Oil (Papaver Somniferum), Camelina Seed Oil (Camelina Sativa), Crambe Seed Oil (Crambe Abyssinica), Organic Coconut Oil (Cocos Nucifera), Flaxseed Oil (Linum Usitatissmum), Vitamin E (Tocopherol), Lavender Flower Oil (Lavandula Angustifolia), Lemongrass (Cymbopogon Schoenanthus), Rose Geranium (Pelargonium Graveolens)

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