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Kerastase Hair Conditioner
Review: Rating 0.7/10

Rated A Highly Toxic Hair Care Product in
the Conditioner Category in the
Natural Hair Care Product Review



Cancer Proven
Cancer
Link
Reproductive Toxins
Safety Violation
Penetration Agent
Untested Chemicals
Harmful
Toxins
Animal Tested
Fragrance/
Allergen
Propylene Glycol
Parabens
Disodium
EDTA



Introduction

Kerastase Hair Conditioner is a highly toxic hair care product. This product's official name is Kerastase Resistance Expanseur Extra-Corps Fortifying Care.


Positives?

In a word, none. Having a French sounding name (owned by L'Oreal) Kerastase may seem sophisticated and elitist. However, I seriously doubt that anyone with more than a few brain cells on active duty would use this product. Because, as you will soon discover Kerastase uses many known hazardous chemicals in their products.


Negatives


The Kerastase Conditioner is quite literally a chemical soup with many of the ingredients never even tested for safety according to the C.I.R. - Cosmetic Ingredient Review. The chemicals that are certified by the C.I.R have been tested on animals.


Cancer Causing Agents

The only area that Kerastase Conditioner excels is in the toxic parameters. It meets 9 of 12 toxic parameters, including the most serious ones. This product contains a known human carcinogen - TRIETHANOLAMINE. This chemical is a direct cancer causing agent.


Cancer Linkage


This product contains these highly toxic ingredients, OLETH-10, GLYCERYL POLYACRYLATE which has been linked to cancer in animal tests.


Reproductive Toxicity

This product contains one ingredient - ALCOHOL DENATURED - linked to reduced fertility and a reduced chance for a full term healthy pregnancy.


Penetration Enhancers


Also present are penetration enhancers: GLYCERYL POLYACRYLATE These agents work to infiltrate the skin membrane - i.e. penetration enhancer - and in doing so may increase exposures to carcinogens.


Untested Chemicals


Kerastase Resistance Expanseur Extra-Corps Fortifying Care contains chemicals that have not been assessed for safety in cosmetic formulas by the C.I.R.

These chemicals are: PVP, ALCOHOL DENATURED, PEG-9, QUATERNIUM-87, ACID YELLOW 3, ACID BLUE 3, 2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOL, GLYCERIN.


Fragrance

Of concern to sensitive people is the presence of - the vaguely termed - FRAGRANCE. This is an unspecified mixture of chemicals commonly used throughout the industry that have been linked to immune and nervous system toxicity.


Recommendation


My advice is this, Don't Believe The Hype or the slick marketing by Kerastase. Stay away from Kerastase Resistance Expanseur Extra-Corps Fortifying Care. If you use it now I strongly urge you to throw it in the trash.

Don't fill the coffers of a mega corp that KNOWINGLY uses toxic ingredients in their so called skin care products. Vote with your wallet and maybe L'Oreal in time will learn not to put their customer's health at risk.


Certified Organic Hair Conditioner?

If you are someone who likes the peace of mind that your natural hair care products are certified organic I would refer you to the top rating organic hair conditioner.


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In Detail

Natural Ingredient Parameter Rating: (+) 0.0
for Kerastase Hair Conditioner Rated by Natural Hair Care Product Review.

Certified Organic
Kerastase products are not certified organic by any credible third party body. 0.0
100% Natural Ingredients
No. Kerastase Hair Conditioner is not composed of all natural ingredients. See ingredient box below. 0.0
No Synthetic Chemicals
Negative. 0.0
No Animal Testing
Negative. 0.0
No Pesticides
Negative. 0.0
No G.M.O
Negative. 0.0
Cold Formulated
No cold formulation policy is stated on Kerastase website. 0.0
Charitable Company
No. 0.0
Total Score 0.0

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Toxic Ingredient Rating: (-) 4.3
for Kerastase Hair Conditioner rated by Natural Hair Care Product Review.

Cancer: Proven Link
Yes, TRIETHANOLAMINE 0.9
Cancer: Possible Link
OLETH-10, GLYCERYL POLYACRYLATE. 0.7
Reproductive Toxins
Yes, ALCOHOL DENATURED 0.7
Safety Violation
None 0.0
Penetration Agents
Yes, GLYCERYL POLYACRYLATE. 0.5
Untested Chemicals
Yes, PVP, ALCOHOL DENATURED, PEG-9, QUATERNIUM-87, ACID YELLOW 3, ACID BLUE 3, 2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOL, GLYCERIN 0.5
Harmful Toxins
Yes, OLETH-10, GLYCERYL POLYACRYLATE. 0.5
Animal Tested
Yes 0.3
Propylene Glycol
No 0.0
Parabens
No 0.0
Fragrance/Allergen
Yes 0.2
Disodium
EDTA
No 0.0
Total Score 4.3

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Directions For Use:
Kerastase Hair Conditioner
Score
Apply to shampooed and towel-dried hair. Spray over hair from roots to ends. Do not rinse. Style as usual.
Default
Natural
Toxic
Total
5.0
0.0+
4.3 -
0.7

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Ingredients As Listed on Package
Kerastase Hair Conditioner
Water (Aqua), ALCOHOL DENATURED, GLYCERIN, PVP, Oleth-20, Glyceryl Polyacrylate, TRIETHANOLAMINE, PEG-40, Dimethicone Copolyol, Benzophenone-1, Quaternium-87, 2-Oleamido-1,3, Octadecanediol, Acid Yellow 3 (CI 47005), Acid Blue 3 (CI 42051), FRAGRANCE (Parfum)

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