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Ingredients to Avoid:
 
When shopping for skin care, there are many harmful ingredients found in a number of conventional and even "so-called" natural products on the market. But as the customer, you have the power to choose the ingredients you want on your skin. Never use any product that uses any of the ingredients listed below:
 
SULFATES

If a product has sufates such as sodium lauryl/laureth sulfate, sodium myreth sulfate or others definitely avoid it. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and Sodium Laureth Sulfate are anionic surfactants used in countless skin care preparations for their foaming capabilities. Anionic refers to the negative charge these surfactants have. These surfactants may be contaminated with nitrosamines, which are cancer-causing agents. They are also known irritants to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. These surfactants are commonly used in car washes and engine degreasers.
 
PARABENS

Parabens are a group of chemical preservatives that have been shown to disrupt normal hormone function. Parabens are estrogenic. In other words, they mimic the function of naturally occurring estrogen. A recent study published by the Journal of Applied Toxicology* has found parabens in breast cancer tissue, which has caused alarm about the use of parabens in cosmetics and skin care. On the label they might read as meythlparaben, ethylparaben, butylparaben or propylparaben.
 
HARSH CHEMICAL PRESERVATIVES
 
Benzethonium chloride, BHA, BHT, diazolidinyl urea (which gives off formaldehyde), imidazolidinyl urea, and methylisothiazolinone, ethylhexlglycerin. All of these are harsh, unnecessary and toxic preservatives.

ARTIFICIAL COLORS

Most of these are made from coal tar, which is known to cause cancer. Even though the FDA requires that these colors be limited to 20ppm of arsenic and lead isn’t any arsenic and lead too much? We certainly think so. Pass on that purple lotion that seems so cute. They will read on the label as D&C color, FD&C color, such as FD&C Yellow # 6 and so on.

PETROLATUM

This is nothing more than petroleum jelly. It’s all in the name. Petroleum! That belongs in your car not on your skin.

DIMETHICONE

 
Silicone derived and skin occlusive. This blocks off the pores and doesn’t allow the skin to breathe and has been shown to accumulate in the liver.
 
PTHALATES
 
Pthalates are estrogenic and can cause reproductive and
 
Ethanolamine (DEA or TEA)
 
Mineral Oil
 
Propylene Glycol
 
Silicon
 
Formaldehyde donors



) Parabens (methylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben, ethylparaben)
2) Sulfates (Sodium laurel sulfate, sodium laureth sulfate, sodium monosulfate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate)
3) Pthalates (Diethyl Pthalate DP, Diemthyl Pthalate DMP
4) Polyethelene Glycols (PEG like PEG 100 Stearate, PEG/PPG 14/14 Dimethicone)
5) Propylene Glycol (PGs)
6) Paraffin
7) Petroleum Jelly (Petrolatum)
8) Silicone
9) Dimethicone, Dimethiconol
10) FD&C Colors (ex: Yellow 10, Red 33, Blue 1)
11) R&D Dyes
12) Urea (imidazolidinyl Urea and Diazolidinyl Urea, Methanal, Methyl Aldehyde)
13) Artifical Fragrance (Parfum, Fragrance)
14) Cocamide DEA, Cocamide MEA
15) DEA Cetyl Phosphate, DEA Oleth-3
16) Tetrasodium EDTA
17) DMDM Hydantoin
18) Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone
19) Glycol Distearate
20) Sodium Xylenesulfonate
21) Polyquaternium
22) Benzophenone 4
23) PVP/VA Copolymer
24) Olefin Sulfonate
25) Ammonium Polyacryldimethyltauramide/Ammonium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate
26) Vinyl Crosspolymer
27) Cyclopentasiloxan
28) C12 15 Alkyl Benzoate
29) Polyacrylamide
30) Aluminum Zirconium
31) Octyldodecyl Myristate
32) Butylated Hydroxytoluene, toluene
33) Octinoxate, Octisalate, Octocrylene
34) Avobenzone, Oxybenzone
35) Polyacrylamide
36) Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate
37) Acetone, Dihydroxyacetone
38) VP Dimethiconylacrylate Polycarbamyl Polyglycol Ester
39) Hexyl Cinnamal
40) Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer
41) Butylphenyl Methlypropriona
42) Polyisobutene
43) Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate
44) Benzalkonium Chloride
45) Ethyl Acetate
46) Hydroquinone
47) Iodopropylnyl Butylcarbamate
48) Butylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol
49) Talc
50) P-phenylenediamine (PPD)


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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