Toxic ingredients used in beauty industry
Analysis of toxic ingredients in beauty products.
Nowadays beauty products are used almost by everyone throughout the world. From skin lotions, face serums, eye gels to deodorants, shampoos and hair care products, applying these products to our bodies has become a routine. Unfortunately, commercial beauty products are loaded with toxic and unhealthy ingredients that contribute to countless skin conditions and other serious ailments.
Our skin is the largest organ in our body and it absorbs all ingredients in the beauty products when applied directly to the skin into our bloodstream. Sadly, many of these ingredients are toxic, carcinogenic, full or chemicals, parabens, preservatives and ingredients that pollute our whole body. These toxins and chemicals create inflammation in our body and often result in ailments.
It is crucial to avoid the harmful ingredients when buying personal beauty products in order to preserve our health and save our planet.
List of toxic ingredients commonly used in beauty industry
- Synthetic fragrances
- Paraformaldehyde (formaldehyde)
- Methylene glycol
- Quaternium 15 (formaldehyde)
- Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA)
- Diethanolamine (DEA)
- Petroleum jelly
- Polyethylene Glycol (PEG)
- potassium and sodium benzoate mixed with Vitamin C
Ingredients a clean beauty chemist would avoid
The Toxic 12 Chemicals used in cosmetics