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Biography Few Words Shave Drops

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Biography Few Words Shave Drops product label collected on February 17, 2021 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 Biography Few Words Shave Drops is 2.

Data last updated: February 2021

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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSEHIP FRUIT OIL

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

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS OIL
Appeared as: LEMONGRASS OIL

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SEED OIL*

Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BORAGE SEED OIL

Limited
RAPHANUS SATIVUS (RADISH) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: RADISH SEED OIL

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MEADOWFOAM SEED OIL

Limited
CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PUMPKIN SEED OIL

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

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

Limited
NIGELLA SATIVA (BLACK CUMIN) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BLACK CUMIN SEED OIL

Limited
SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: SANDALWOOD OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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:

Camellia seed oil Borage seed oil Radish seed oil Meadowfoam seed oil Pumpkin seed oil Rosehip fruit oil Aloe leaf oil Black cumin seed oil Bergamot oil Sandalwood oil Lemongrass oil

Directions from packaging:

Bottle: Massage onto clean, damp stubble. Shave. Rinse, pat skin dry, then re-apply for protective moisture. An ideal conditioner for all manner of beards. Outer Package: Apply a few drops to clean, damp stubble. Shave as usual, or add a layer of shave cream if you choose. Rinse, pat skin dry then re-apply for protective moisture. An ideal conditioner for all manner of beards.

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