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Acure Unicorn Shimmer Conditioner

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Acure Unicorn Shimmer Conditioner product label collected on October 13, 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 Acure Unicorn Shimmer Conditioner is 3.

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Data last updated: October 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

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

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL

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

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (EAU)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

Limited

Robust
SILICA, CRYSTALLINE (QUARTZ)
Appeared as: QUARTZ

• Cancer (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASPALATHUS LINEARIS LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM EXTRACT

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER (EAU), CETEARYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERIN, STEARALKONIUM CHLORIDE, BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, SORBITAN OLIVATE, PANTHENOL, TOCOPHEROL, ALETRIS FARINOSA ROOT EXTRACT, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED EXTRACT, QUARTZ, RUBUS FRUTICOSUS (BLACKBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT*, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT*, EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT EXTRACT*, ROSA CANINA FRUIT EXTRACT*, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT*, ASPALATHUS LINEARIS LEAF EXTRACT*, PUNICA GRANATUM EXTRACT*, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL*, ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER WATER, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL, ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL, CYMBOPOGON MARTINI OIL, ARGININE, LACTIC ACID, SODIUM LEVULINATE, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYL TRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, CETYL ALCOHOL, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE, HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSE, POTASSIUM SORBATE.

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