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Shaz & Kiks Back To Your Roots Scalp+ Hair Prewash, Thin, Flat & Normal Hair

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shaz & Kiks Back To Your Roots Scalp+ Hair Prewash, Thin, Flat & Normal Hair product label collected on April 30, 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 Shaz & Kiks Back To Your Roots Scalp+ Hair Prewash, Thin, Flat & Normal Hair is 3.

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Data last updated: April 2021

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

Fair

Limited

None
SAPINDUS MUKUROSSI PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: SAPINDUS MUKUROSSI (REETHA) PEEL EXTRACT

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA (NEEM) SEED OIL

Limited
MENTHA ARVENSIS (WILD MINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA ARVENSIS (MINT) LEAF OIL

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

Limited

Limited
TRIGONELLA FOENUM-GRAECUM SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: TRIGONELLA FOENUM GRAECUM (FENUGREEK) SEED POWDER

Limited
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) OIL
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL

Limited
ACACIA CONCINNA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACACIA CONCINNA (SHIKAKAI) FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ECLIPTA PROSTRATA (FALSE DAISY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECLIPTA PROSTRATA (BHINGARAJ) EXTRACT

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

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

Fair

Fair

None

None
TAMARINDUS INDICA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: TAMARINDUS INDICA (TAMARIND) FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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.

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:

Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, *Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, *Glycerin, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Propanediol, Sapindus Mukurossi (Reetha) Peel Extract, Kaolin, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Melia Azadirachta (Neem) Seed Oil, Mentha Arvensis (Mint) Leaf Oil, Phyllanthus Emblica (Amla) Fruit Extract, *Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Trigonella Foenum Graecum (Fenugreek) Seed Powder, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Acacia Concinna (Shikakai) Fruit Extract, Eclipta Prostrata (Bhingaraj) Extract, Potassium Sorbate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein,Arnica Montana Flower Extract, *Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Dextrin, Maltodextrin, Hydrolyzed Hibiscus Esculentus Extract, Tamarindus Indica (Tamarind) Fruit Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Calcium Gluconate, Tocopherol, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil , Gluconolactone,

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