AVOID HARMFUL SKIN CARE INGREDIENTS
When we shop for hair and skin care products we are looking for the best anti-aging wrinkle cream not another way to get cancer. Of course, not all the harmful ingredients listed below are linked to cancer but who needs skin irritation, headaches, hormone disruptions or just more toxins for our bodies to have to try to get rid of.
The list of ingredients below are the one
s to avoid when shopping for a skin care product lines. Print it out and carry it with you; after all who’s going remember all these names and abbreviations.
More and more research studies are showing the dangers of so
me very commonly used ingredients in hair and skin care products. You need to be informed of these dangerous ingredients but they don’t have black box warnings, at least not yet. Nor have they been fully removed from the market. Carry this list with when you are shopping for cosmetics, skin or hair care products, read the entire labels before you buy.
Avoid the ingredients listed below in any skin c
are or hair care products as well as in cosmetics. These have been linked to one or more of the following: cancer, allergies, hormone disruption, cellular damage, reproductive toxicity, tumor growth, liver/kidney/lung damage, skin irritation and premature aging. In general they are real bad news so avoid them like a plague.
Certain alcohols: ethanol, methanol, ethyl alcohol, isopropyl alcohol, SD alcohol
Chemical sunscreens: benzophenone-3, octyl methoxycinnamate, oxybenzone,
Fragrance/Parfum: This broad term maybe masking hidden chemicals, such as phthalates.
Placental extract: sounds beneficial but create hormone imbalances
Polyethylene glycol (PEG)
Sodium lauryl sulfate, Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLS, SLES)
Many of the above may be known to you as obviously harmful and toxic but any names that you are not so sure about then just do a little research for yourself and you’ll find your answer quick enough.