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Pureology Shampoo
Review: Rating 2.2/10

Rated A Highly Toxic Hair Care Product in
the Shampoo 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
Sodium Lauryl
Sulfate
Misleading
Advertising




Introduction

Pureology shampoo is highly toxic hair care product. This product's official name is Pureology Hydrate Shampoo.


Positives

While the founder of Pureology Jim Markham is to be commended for his philanthropy, there is absolutely nothing pure about the ingredients he uses in his hair care products. As you will soon discover Pureology uses many known hazardous chemicals in their products.

Negatives

The Pureology shampoo 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 Linkage

This product contains these highly toxic ingredients, POLYQUATERNIUM-7, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, QUATERNIUM-26 which has been linked to cancer in animal tests.


Penetration Enhancers


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


Untested Chemicals


Pureology Hydrate Shampoo contains chemicals that have not been assessed for safety in cosmetic formulas by the C.I.R.

These chemicals are: DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATE, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, DECYL GLUCOSIDE, ROSE, COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINE, GLYCERETH-26, SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASE, MELANIN, C11-15 PARETH-7, 1-DODECANOL, SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD), HYDROLYZED OAT PROTEIN, GREEN TEA, CINNAMIDOPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) AMINO ACIDS, TRIDICETH-12, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED EXTRACT, HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN, 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.

Parabens

Pureology Hydrate Shampoo also contains PARABENS: methylparaben and propylparaben, chemicals that have been recently linked to breast cancer in women. This study was reported by the BBC Sunday 11 January 2004.


Recommendation


My advice is this, Don't Believe The Hype or the slick marketing by Pureology. Stay away from Pureology Hydrate Shampoo. 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 Pureology in time will learn not to put their customer's health at risk.

Certified Organic Alternative Shampoo

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


Voice Your Opinion!

If you have an opinion or experience with Pureology Shampoo please click on the feedback link. I will include your comments in the NSA Insider Forum.


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In Detail

Natural Ingredient Parameter Rating: (+) 0.1
for Pureology Shampoo Rated by Natural Skin Care Product Review.

Certified Organic
Pureology products are not certified organic by any credible third party body. 0.0
100% Natural Ingredients
No. Pureology Shampoo 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 Pureology website. 0.0
Charitable Company
Yes. 0.1
Total Score 0.1

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Toxic Ingredient Rating: (-) 2.7
for Pureology Shampoo rated by Natural Skin Care Product Review.

Cancer: Proven Link
None 0.0
Cancer: Possible Link
POLYQUATERNIUM-7, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, QUATERNIUM-26. 0.7
Reproductive Toxins
None 0.0
Safety Violation
None 0.0
Penetration Agents
Yes, SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE. 0.5
Untested Chemicals
Yes, DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATE, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, DECYL GLUCOSIDE, ROSE, COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINE, GLYCERETH-26, SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASE, MELANIN, C11-15 PARETH-7, 1-DODECANOL, SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD), HYDROLYZED OAT PROTEIN, GREEN TEA, CINNAMIDOPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) AMINO ACIDS, TRIDICETH-12, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED EXTRACT, HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN, GLYCERIN.. 0.5
Harmful Toxins
POLYQUATERNIUM-7, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, QUATERNIUM-26. 0.5
Animal Tested
Yes 0.3
Propylene Glycol
No 0.0
Sodium Lauryl
Sulfate
Yes 0.2
Fragrance
Yes 0.2
Misleading Advertising
No 0.0
Total Score 2.9

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Directions For Use:
Pureology Shampoo
Score
To use: Wet hair. Lather. Rinse. Repeat.
Default
Natural
Toxic
Total
5.0
0.1+
2.9 -
2.2

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Ingredients As Listed on Package
Pureology Shampoo
Certified Organic Botanicals of Rose, Sandalwood, Green Tea, Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Sodium Cocyl Isethionate, Sodium Lauryl Sarcosinate, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Cocamidopropylamine Oxide, Glycol Distearate, Decyl Glucoside, Amodimethicone, C11-15 Pareth 7, Laureth-9, GLYCERIN, Trideceth 12, Cinnamidopropyltrimonium Chloride (Sunscreen), Sunflower Seed Extract (Heligenol), Melanin, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, Ascorbic Acid, Superoxide Dismutase (Antioxidants), Hydrolyzed Oat Protein, Wheat Amino Acids Protein Complex, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Lauryl Alcohol, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Polyquaternium 7, QUATERNIUM-26, Glycerth-26, MethylPARABENS, PropylPARABENS, Butylene Glycol, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, EXT DC VIOLET 2 (Food Grade), Aroma Therapy FRAGRANCE

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