In the gigantic world of personal care products and cosmetics, there are synthetic and chemical ingredients even in some product lines that look completely natural. Unfortunately, some of the most questionable ingredients are the most common. There are some of the worst ingredients that you should look out on labels:
Parabens are found in hair shampoos, conditioners and styling products, soaps and body washes, moisturizers, shaving creams and gels, cosmetics,make-up and toothpaste. Parabens are very synthetic preservatives. The cosmetics industry has strongly supported the belief that parabens are safe, but a growing number of reputable studies say otherwise.They are linked to cancer, biochemical changes, endocrine disruption.
Phthalates are commonly found in fingernail products, makeup, including lip products, eye liners, eye shadows, blushes, deodorants, its products, particularly dye products, female products; fragrances, perfumes. Studies show that phthalates can bioaccumulate humans and animals, cancer and developmental and reproductive toxicity. Who is at risk? According to a study we are all exposed to phthalates. Women of childbearing age and children, with their still developing systems are most at risk.
SLS & SLES are found in shampoos and conditioners, soaps and body washes, cleansers, toothpaste and whitening products, moisturizers and even mouthwash. They are both well known to irritate the skin, but they can also be linked to more serious health problems. SLS and SLES partly used to increase penetration of a product through the skin will increase the ability to absorb of the skin. In fact, they are effective for topical drug delivery to reduce the skin resistance.
Formaldehyde is not often seen in personal care and cosmetic product ingredient lists, but it is released by many commonly used preservatives. Formaldehyde is indeed a very effective preservative. But it is also certain carcinogenic. A number of preservatives used in products to be subjected to an ever accidentally during processing, or the interaction with other substances to release formaldehyde during use, contaminated by formaldehyde.
Toluene can be in nail polishes and nail care products. It has been associated with severe irritation of the eyes, skin and lungs; central nervous system damage; kidney and liver damage; impact on development; and birth defects and damage to the brains.
Choosing natural products with clean ingredients all the time is hard, but knowing which chemicals to avoid, will make a huge difference for you. Arganlife Hair and Skin Care Products provide you %100 Pure Argan Oil‘s natural healing for your hair and skin!