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Cake, The Smooth Move, Moisture Melt Hair Mask

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Cake, The Smooth Move, Moisture Melt Hair Mask product label collected on December 01, 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 Cake, The Smooth Move, Moisture Melt Hair Mask is 5.

Data last updated: December 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
  • 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
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• 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

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Limited

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

Good
PCA

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Robust

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:

AQUA/WATER/EAU, CETYL ALCOHOL, BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CETYL ESTERS, STEARYL ALCOHOL, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, DIMETHICONE, AMODIMETHICONE, TRIDECETH-12, CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL, GLYCERIN, BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA (BAMBOO) STEM EXTRACT, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, PANTHENOL, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, PHENOXYETHANOL, DISODIUM EDTA, SODIUM PCA, SODIUM LACTATE, ARGININE, ASPARTIC ACID, PCA, GLYCINE, ALANINE, SERINE, VALINE, PROLINE, THREONINE, ISOLEUCINE, HISTIDINE, PHENYLALANINE, CITRIC ACID, BENZYL BENZOATE, LIMONENE, EUGENOL, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), SODIUM ACETATE, CELLULOSE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, BENZYL BENZOATE, COUMARIN

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