Commercial brand name skin products have caused a multitude of today's issues such as asthma, eczema, dermatitis, hormonal issues and more. Match up a chemical from one of your products, click on the name to find out more.
Parabens- A preservative used to prevent the growth of bacteria and mold.
Also known as : methylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben, and ethylparaben, 4-hydroxybenzoic acid
Products it's found in: baked goods, beverages, syrups, jellies, jams and preserves, shampoos, face creams, moisterizers, lotions, shaving creams/gels, personal lubercants, make-up, tooth paste, conditioners, food,
Risks: An estrogen mimicker. May cause breast cancer.
Proplyene Glycol- A colorless, near ordorless liquid, thicker than water with a faint sweet tatse. It absorbs water, maintains moisture and is used as a solvent in antifreeze, food, plastics, perfume, skin care products, paint, artificial smog, Vaping Cigarettes and medicines such as Xanax.
Other names: 1,2-dihydroxypropane, 1,2-propanediol, methyl glycol, and trimethyl glycol.
Products it's found in: Flavored ice tea, windex, deodorant, most air fresheners (deodorizers), liquid nails, many skin moisturizer, mascara, clearasil, antibacterial hand wash, toothpaste, shampoo, lotions, body butters, perfumes and more.
Risks: May cause kidney issues, allergies, neurological issues, may pull other chemicals into the bloodstream, skin irritation, lung irritation.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
Petrolatum (yes! oil)