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Bask & Bloom Essentials Castor Twisting Cream, Mango

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Bask & Bloom Essentials Castor Twisting Cream, Mango 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 Bask & Bloom Essentials Castor Twisting Cream, Mango is 4.

Data last updated: August 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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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 BLEND

• 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)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA LEAF
Appeared as: HIBISCUS)

Fair
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) OIL
Appeared as: MELISSA;

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
YUCCA BREVIFOLIA POWDER
Appeared as: YUCCA;

Limited
HORSETAIL (EQUISETUM ARVENSE)
Appeared as: HORSETAIL;

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA)
Appeared as: BRAHMI;

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DISTILLED WATER

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE VERA LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: MANGO BUTTER

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLIVE OIL

Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETEARYL ALCOHOL (CONDITIONING)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) BUTTER
Appeared as: ALOE BUTTER

• Cancer (moderate)

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) OIL
Appeared as: ALOE VERA OIL

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: GRAPESEED OIL

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

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Distilled Water infused with (Brahmi, Horsetail, Yucca, Melissa and Hibiscus), Aloe Vera Leaf Juice, Mango Butter, Castor Oil, Olive Oil, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Cetearyl Alcohol (Conditioning Emulsifier), Emulsifying Wax, Cetyl Alcohol, Aloe Butter, Amla Oil, Aloe Vera Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Coconut Oil, Vitamin E, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate and Fragrance Blend

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