to get healthy? Take this list of harmful ingredients and
check your favorite shampoo, moisturizer, sunscreen, laundry
and dishwasher detergent, and makeup. If you are not happy
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Parabens (menthyl-, ethyl-, propyl,
Disrupts normal hormone function, may cause allergic
reactions and skin rashes. They are known to be toxic
and can be absorbed by the body through the skin.
Diethanolamine (DEA), Triethanolamine
Hormone disruptor, may cause allergic reactions.
Sodium Lauryl/Laureth Sulfate
Causes eye irritation, scalp scurf similar to
dandruff, skin rashes and other allergic reactions.
It has no nutritional value for the skin and
can interfere with the body's own natural moisturizing
mechanism, leading to dryness and chapping. It often creates
the very conditions it claims to alleviate.
Propylene Glycol (PEG)
Known to cause allergic reactions, hives and
eczema, potential carcinogen.
Fragarence or Parfum
May contain hundreds of chemicals that are neurotoxins
Synthetic Colors (FD&C or D&C)
Used to make cosmetics "pretty”. They
can be carcinogenic and can cause headaches, dizziness,
rash, hyper-pigmentation, violent coughing, vomiting,
Aluminum is a heavy metal, therefore a poison
Contains a chemical similar to asbestos. Talc
can increase the risk of ovarian cancer and may cause
Hundreds of animal studies have shown that phthalates
can damage the liver, the kidneys, the lungs and the reproductive
system, especially the developing testes.
All of the above ingredients should be
avoided. These offenders can even be found in many of
the natural and organic brands. Be sure to read the labels!