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Silk Elements Advanced Repair Conditioning Oil

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Silk Elements Advanced Repair Conditioning Oil 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 Silk Elements Advanced Repair Conditioning Oil is 4.

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

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER)
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS SEED OI (SAFFLOWER)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

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

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

None

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

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

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA LEAF O (TEA TREE)

Robust

Limited

Limited

Limited
PAULLINIA CUPANA (GUARANA) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAULLINIA CUPANA SEED EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROOT EXTRAC (GINGER)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL ,CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OI ,FRAGRANCE ,MENTHOL ,GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL ,CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT OIL ,TOCOPHERYL ACETATE ,CARYOCAR BRASILIENSE FRUIT OIL ,ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT ,MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF O ,WATER ,PROPYLENE GLYCOL ,DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL ,HYDROLYZED SILK ,PAULLINIA CUPANA SEED EXTRACT ,GLYCERIN ,ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRAC ,POTASSIUM SORBATE ,SODIUM BENZOATE ,PHENOXYETHANOL ,TOCOPHEROL ,BENZYL ALCOHOL

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