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Suki Suki Naturals Whipped Shea Creme

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Suki Suki Naturals Whipped Shea Creme product label collected on September 29, 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 Suki Suki Naturals Whipped Shea Creme is 3.

Data last updated: September 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM (NEROLI) OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

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

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

None

None
ADANSONIA DIGITATA SEED OIL
Appeared as: ADANSONIA DIGITATA (BAOBAB) SEED OIL

Limited
SCLEROCARYA BIRREA (MARULA) OIL
Appeared as: SCLEROCARYA BIRREA (MARULA) KERNEL OIL

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSES (JOJOBA) OIL

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL (ARGAN) OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Prunus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Macadamia Integrifolia (Macadamia) Nut Oil, Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Seed Oil, Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Kernel Oil, Simmondsia Chinenses (Jojoba) Oil, Cera Alba (Beeswax), Behentrimonium Chloride, Stearyl Alcohol, Argania Spinosa Kernel (Argan) Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citrus Aurantium (Neroli) Oil, Lavendula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil

Directions from packaging:

As a daily moisturizer for think/curly/kinky hair textures. For finer hair textures, use as an overnight pre-shampoo treatment. On the skin, use as a daily moisturizer.

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