10 Ingredients to Avoid in Personal Care Products
Butylene, Propylene Glycols –1-814-251-9966Butylene, Propylene Glycols –Inexpensive humectants that can take a toll on kidneys, cause depression, respiratory failure, even death.
Can cause kidney and bladder disease.
Linked to cancer.
Formaldehyde preservatives –BHT, Diazolidinyl Urea, DMDM
Preservatives that have estrogenic effect on the body and linked to breast and prostate cancers.
Ethanolamines (DEA, MEA, TEA) –Inexpensive humectants that can take a toll on kidneys, cause depression, respiratory failure, even foaming agents and emulsifying stabilizers, linked to cancers.
Suffocates, occlusive, and may cause weakness.
Octyl Methoxycinnamate (OCM) –
Inhibits Vitamin D absorption from the sun.
Benzoyl Peroxide –
Weakens the skin and makes it susceptible to UV radiation damage, even skin cancer.
Antibacterial agent that may interfere with the metabolism of thyroid hormone and contribute to antibiotic resistance.