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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
November 2014

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Twisted Sista Curl Define Cream (2014 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Twisted Sista Curl Define Cream (2014 formulation) 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 Twisted Sista Curl Define Cream (2014 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEMiscellaneous, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
OXYBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE 3
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
BENZYL SALICYLATEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
LYRAL
HYDROXYISOHEXYL 3 CYCLOHEXENE CARBOXALDEHYDE
Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
EUGENOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LIMONENEUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
HEXYL CINNAMALUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM LACTATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
PCAAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
HYDROGENATED SOY POLYGLYCERIDESNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM HYDROLYZED CORN STARCHNone Identified
Data: None
C15-23 ALKANENone Identified
Data: None
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
ARGININENone Identified
Data: Fair
ASPARTIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINENone Identified
Data: Fair
ALANINENone Identified
Data: Fair
SERINENone Identified
Data: Fair
VALINENone Identified
Data: Fair
PROLINENone Identified
Data: Fair
THREONINENone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOLEUCINENone Identified
Data: Fair
HISTIDINENone Identified
Data: Fair
PHENYLALANINEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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