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Adwoa Beauty Moisturizing Curl Defining Cream, Baomint

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Adwoa Beauty Moisturizing Curl Defining Cream, Baomint product label collected on September 01, 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 Adwoa Beauty Moisturizing Curl Defining Cream, Baomint is 4.

Data last updated: September 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
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

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

None
ADANSONIA DIGITATA OIL
Appeared as: *ADANSONIA DIGITATA (BAOBAB) OIL

Robust

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None
OPUNTIA FICUS-INDICA SEED OIL
Appeared as: *OPUNTIA FICUS INDICA (PRICKLY PEAR) SEED OIL

None

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
GAULTHERIA PROCUMBENS (WINTERGREEN) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: GAULTHERIA PROCUMBENS (WINTERGREEN) OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA VIRIDIS (SPEARMINT) LEAF OIL

None

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) OIL
Appeared as: *VANILLA TAHITENSIS (VANILLA) FRUIT OIL

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 (aqua), behentrimonium methosulfate, cetearyl alcohol, *butyrospermum parkii (shea butter), beeswax, prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil, *adansonia digitata (baobab) oil, *honey, +glycerin, glyceryl stearate, fragrance, *opuntia ficus indica (prickly pear) seed oil, silk amino acids, tocopheryl acetate, dehydroacetic acid, benzyl alcohol, gaultheria procumbens (wintergreen) oil, *mentha piperita (peppermint) oil, mentha viridis (spearmint) leaf oil, *lavandula (lavender) spica oil, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf oil, urtica dioica (nettle) extract, *vanilla tahitensis (vanilla) fruit oil.

Directions from packaging:

rake our leave-in conditioning styler through your hair with your fingers to prep for styling. apply the curl defining cream liberally to your hair in sections for your wash ‘n’ go’s (for curly hair only), twist-outs, braid-outs, or rod-sets.

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