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Vernon Francois Styling Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Vernon Francois Styling Cream product label collected on October 02, 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 Vernon Francois Styling Cream is 5.

Data last updated: October 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL DIBENZOATE
Appeared as: PROPYLENE GLYCOL DIBENZOATE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

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

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

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA WATER (WITCH HAZEL)

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

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:

Water, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Cetyl Alcohol, Behentrimonium Chloride, C13-14 Alkane, Propylene Glycol Dibenzoate, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Stearyl Alcohol, Triheptanoin, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Furcellaria Lumbricalis Extract, Panthenol, Tocopheryl, Acetate, Fragrance, Alcohol, C13-16 Isoparaffin, Glycerin, Citric Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin Isopropyl Palmitate, Phenoxyethanol.

Directions from packaging:

Squeeze the desired amount into your hand. Thoroughly work it through from the roots to the ends of your hair and style as you wish. May be used on dry or damp hair.

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