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Grow Gorgeous Curl Defining Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Grow Gorgeous Curl Defining Shampoo product label collected on May 03, 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 Grow Gorgeous Curl Defining Shampoo is 5.

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Data last updated: May 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: METHYLPROPIONAL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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

Good
PCA

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited
COCONUT FATTY ACID
Appeared as: COCONUT ACID

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• 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.

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, SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE, SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, BETAINE, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM), ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, SODIUM CHLORIDE, CAFFEINE, COCONUT ACID, LAURYL GLUCOSIDE, SODIUM BENZOATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM METHOXY PEG-16 MALEATE/STYRENE SULFONATE COPOLYMER, SODIUM ISETHIONATE, CETEARYL NONANOATE, TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) BRAN EXTRACT, POLYQUATERNIUM-10, SODIUM PCA, SODIUM LACTATE, ALLANTOIN, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL OIL, DISODIUM EDTA, ETHYLHEXYL ISONONANOATE, ARGININE, ASPARTIC ACID, PCA, LINOLEIC ACID, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, PHENOXYETHANOL, LIMONENE, GLYCINE, LINALOOL, ALANINE, SERINE, VALINE, ISOLEUCINE, PROLINE, THREONINE, CAMELLIA OLEIFERA SEED OIL, HISTIDINE, PHENYLALANINE, CITRIC ACID, TOCOPHEROL, SODIUM HYDROXIDE.

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