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Product score: 05

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Noughty Hello Curls Define & Reshape Curl Primer With Sea Kelp and Shea Butter

Noughty Hello Curls Define & Reshape Curl Primer With Sea Kelp and Shea Butter

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September 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: 08
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) deodorant, masking, perfuming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 05
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (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
BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, hair conditioning agent, antistatic, hair conditioning, preservative
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (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: 03
SODIUM LACTATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) buffering agent, exfoliant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, buffering, humectant, keratolytic
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
SODIUM BENZOATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative, anticorrosive, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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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
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) film former, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) deodorant agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 02
PCA
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - humectant, humectant, moisturising
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)
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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
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: AQUA/WATER/EAU
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasingagent - aqueous, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, opacifying, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosityincreasing agent - nonaqueous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, emollient, skin conditioning, solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) BRAN EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 01
CRITHMUM MARITIMUM (SEA FENNEL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CRITHMUM MARITIMUM EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning, tonic
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Ingredient score: 01
LAMINARIA DIGITATA EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 01
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
CORN STARCH, MODIFIED
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) absorbent, film former, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, viscosity increasingagent - nonaqueous, film forming, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE
Appeared as: COCO-CAPRYLATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) buffering agent, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, antistatic, buffering, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ALANINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SERINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
VALINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) LEAF/ TWIG EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
BABASSUAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE
Appeared as: BRASSICAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, antistatic
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYQUATERNIUM-37
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, film former, hair fixative, antistatic, film forming
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CETEARYL NONANOATE
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM PCA
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, antistatic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)
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Ingredient score: 01
ETHYLHEXYL ISONONANOATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
ARGININE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ASPARTIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning
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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
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, film former, hair fixative, suspending agent - nonsurfactant, antistatic, binding, emulsion stabilising, film forming, hair fixing, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ISOLEUCINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PROLINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
THREONINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, hair waving or straightening
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Ingredient score: 01
HISTIDINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PHENYLALANINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA/WATER/EAU, GLYCERIN, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER), PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, CAMELLIA OLEIFERA SEED OIL, HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN, TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) BRAN EXTRACT, CRITHMUM MARITIMUM EXTRACT, LAMINARIA DIGITATA EXTRACT, CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT, CORN STARCH MODIFIED, COCO-CAPRYLATE, GLYCINE, ALANINE, SERINE, VALINE, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT, CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT, CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) LEAF/TWIG EXTRACT, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), PHENOXYETHANOL, BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, BRASSICAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, POLYQUATERNIUM-37, CETEARYL NONANOATE, CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, SODIUM PCA, SODIUM LACTATE, ETHYLHEXYL ISONONANOATE, ARGININE, ASPARTIC ACID, PCA, LINOLEIC ACID, PVP, SODIUM BENZOATE, ISOLEUCINE, PROLINE, THREONINE, HISTIDINE, PHENYLALANINE, CITRIC ACID, POTASSIUM SORBATE, BENZYL SALICYLATE, AMYL CINNAMAL, LINALOOL, HYDROXYCITRONELLAL, GERANIOL, EUGENOL, CITRONELLOL, LIMONENE.

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