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Brickell Men's Products, Strong Hold Texturizing Pomade for Men

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Brickell Men's Products, Strong Hold Texturizing Pomade for Men product label collected on August 11, 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 Brickell Men's Products, Strong Hold Texturizing Pomade for Men is 3.

Data last updated: August 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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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
Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: LEMON PEEL ESSENTIAL OIL

• 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
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORANGE FRUIT EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS LEAF ESSENTIAL OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GREEN TEA EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

None

None

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: POLYVINYLPYRROLIDONE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
VINYL CAPROLACTAM/ PVP/ DIMETHYLAMINOETHYL METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: VINYL CAPROLACTAM/VP/DIMETHYLAMINOETHYL METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER

None

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSEMARY LEAF ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Appeared as: SPEARMINT ESSENTIAL OIL

None

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGAN KERNEL OIL

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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, Cetearyl Alcohol, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, PEG-8 Beeswax, Lanolin Wax, Ceteareth-25, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Beeswax, Kaolin, Polyvinylpyrrolidone, Vinyl Caprolactam/VP/Dimethylaminoethyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Tridecyl Stearate, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Lemon Peel Essential Oil, Hexylene Glycol, Eucalyptus Leaf Essential Oil, Peppermint Essential Oil, Rosemary Leaf Essential Oil, Spearmint Essential Oil, Hydrolyzed Quinoa, Algae Extract, Vitamin E, Argan Kernel Oil, Orange Fruit Extract, Green Tea Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Panthenol, Glycerin

Directions from packaging:

Rub a small amount into your palms and work through the hair with your fingers. For best results, apply to dry hair.

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