Find products and ingredients Learn how Skin Deep® works Meet our experts Discover EWG VERIFIED™
Product score: 06

Data Availability:

Limited

Aveda Nutri Plenish Leave in Conditioner

Aveda Nutri Plenish Leave in Conditioner

WHERE TO BUY

CATEGORY

Conditioner

BRAND

Aveda

DATA LAST UPDATED

May 2021

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 08
FRAGRANCE
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) deodorant, masking, perfuming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 06
HYDROXYCITRONELLAL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 05
CINNAMAL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) denaturant, flavoring agent, fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 05
BENZYL BENZOATE
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, solvent, antimicrobial, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 05
CITRAL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 05
GERANIOL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, tonic
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 05
LIMONENE
Data Availability: Good
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 04
BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, hair conditioning agent, antistatic, hair conditioning, surfactant
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 04
LACTIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) exfoliant, fragrance ingredient, humectant, ph adjuster, skin-conditioning agent -humectant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, buffering, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 04
FARNESOL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, deodorant, masking, solvent, soothing
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 04
AMYLCINNAMALDEHYDE
Appeared as: AMYL CINNAMAL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 04
CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, cosmetic biocide, surfactant - emulsifying agent, antimicrobial, antistatic, emulsifying, preservative, surfactant
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 04
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 03
PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, surfactant - solubilizing agent, perfuming
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 03
LINALOOL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, deodorant, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
PROPANEDIOL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU
Data Availability: Robust
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) solvent
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasingagent - aqueous, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, opacifying, surfactant, viscosity controlling
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
HYDROLYZED ADANSONIA DIGITATA EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
KAEMPFERIA GALANGA ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, ultraviolet light absorber, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) emollient
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
HYDROLYZED JOJOBA ESTERS
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, film former, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent -occlusive, surfactant - emulsifying agent, film forming, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
TOCOPHEROL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
SCLEROTIUM GUM
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, viscosity increasing agent -aqueous, emulsion stabilising, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
POLYGLYCERYL-10 LAURATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant - emulsifying agent, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) bulking agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, bulking, viscosity controlling
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
CITRONELLA
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, hair conditioning, humectant, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER/AQUA/EAU, PROPANEDIOL, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, HYDROLYZED ADANSONIA DIGITATA EXTRACT, KAEMPFERIA GALANGA ROOT EXTRACT, PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL, CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT, HYDROLYZED JOJOBA ESTERS, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, TOCOPHEROL, SCLEROTIUM GUM, GLYCERIN, BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE, LACTIC ACID, POLYGLYCERYL-10 LAURATE, HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATE, PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)**, CINNAMAL, FARNESOL, BENZYL BENZOATE, AMYL CINNAMAL, CITRONELLA, CITRAL, HYDROXYCITRONELLAL, GERANIOL, LIMONENE, LINALOOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, PHENOXYETHANOL

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.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

Score legend

Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

NONE LIMITED FAIR GOOD ROBUST
Low Availability
Moderate Availability
High Availability

More conditioner

VIEW ALL conditioner

EWG VERIFIED™
Holiday Gift Set

Get Yours with a Donation of $125

ORDER NOW