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Intelligent Bell-Curve Curl Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Intelligent Bell-Curve Curl Cream product label collected on April 01, 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 Intelligent Bell-Curve Curl Cream is 4.

Data last updated: April 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
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: AROMA

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (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 (AQUA)

Limited

Limited

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE POWDER

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

Robust

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

None

None

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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.

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 (Aqua), Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Alcohol Denat., Glyceryl Stearate SE, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Sucrose, Acacia Senegal Gum, Galactoarabinan, Trehalose, Sorbitol, Pullulan, Aroma, Cetearyl Glucoside, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Diheptyl Succinate, Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer, PVP, Polyquaternium-55, Gluconolactone, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Citral, Citronellol, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool

Directions from packaging:

Use: Distribute a dime size amount through hair. Add more as needed.

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