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smitty's by Angie Watts Premium Beard Butter

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the smitty's by Angie Watts Premium Beard Butter product label collected on December 23, 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 smitty's by Angie Watts Premium Beard Butter is 2.

Data last updated: December 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS (BLACK CASTOR) SEED OIL

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

Limited

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

Limited
CEDRUS ATLANTICA BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: CEDRUS ATLANTICA BARK (ATLAS CEDARWOOD) OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (ORGANIC SHEA) BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA (ORGANIC BABASSU) SEED OIL

Limited

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

Limited

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (ORGANIC SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (ORGANIC COCONUT) OIL

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

Limited
EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (ORGANIC AMLA) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) OIL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF OIL

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None
SAPONIFIED VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA (ORGANIC GRAPE) SEED OIL

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

Butyrospermum Parkii (Organic Shea) Butter, Ricinus Communis (Black Castor) Seed Oil, Orbignya Oleifera (Organic Babassu) Seed Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Organic Sunflower) Seed Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Organic Coconut) Oil, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Emblica Officinalis (Organic Amla) Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Organic Grape) Seed Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Cedrus Atlantica Bark (Atlas Cedarwood) Oil, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Oil

Directions from packaging:

Apply a nickel-sized amount of Beard Butter in palm of your hand and thoroughly work it into your beard and skin beneath.

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