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Product score: 03

Data Availability:

Limited

Beija Flor Naturals Elixir, Licorice Root

CATEGORY

Hair Treatment/Serum

BRAND

Beija Flor Naturals

DATA LAST UPDATED

August 2020

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • MODERATE
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    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: 04
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT
Appeared as: LICORICE ROOT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 04
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF
Appeared as: PEPPERMINT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, refreshing
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL
Appeared as: RICEBRAN OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
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Ingredient score: 02
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, masking, moisturising, skin conditioning, smoothing, solvent
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE
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
LECITHIN
Appeared as: LETICHEN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant - emulsifying agent, antistatic, emollient, emulsifying, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)
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Ingredient score: 01
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) OIL
Appeared as: BABSSU OIL
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: PEACH KERNEL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT
Appeared as: BURDOCK ROOT
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) BARK
Appeared as: NEEM
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY)
Appeared as: ROSEMARY
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, deodorant agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
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Ingredients from packaging:

Organic Babssu Oil, Ricebran Oil, Castor Oil, Glycerine, organic Peach Kernel Oil, Licorice Root, Burdock Root, Neem, Vitamin E, organic rosemary, organic peppermint, letichen, paraben free preservative.

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.


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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