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Check out Some ingredients in your skincare products that are really destroying your skin

SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE


Sodium had been shown to contribute to skin problems like: irritation, canker sores, skin's natural oil balance disruptions and eye being damage

It widely believed to be most major contributor to acne especially the cystic one are the mouth or chin area.

Opt for natural shampoo and try making your own chemical free toothpaste and body wash that will be more safer to use.

Sodium are normally found in shampoo, foundation, mouthwash, toothpaste, body wash and face wash.



BHA

According to National Toxicology Program classifies BHA known as butylated hydroxyanisole as "reasonably anticipated to be carcinogenic to human."

It can cause skin depigmentation. In Animal studies, BHA are known to produces liver damage and causes stomach cancers such as Human Papillomas and carcinomas and also interferes with normal reproductive system development and thyroid hormone levels.

They are commonly found in exfoliants and perfumes.

The European Union considers it to be unsafe in fragrance which means opt in for BHA and phthalate free perfumes.


AMINOPHENOL DIAMINOBENZENE, PHENYLENEDIAMINE

(COAL TAR)

Found in: hair dye, shampoo

Coal tar, a byproduct of coal processing, is a known human carcinogen, according to the National Toxicology Program and the International Agency for Research on Cancer. Hair stylists and other professionals are exposed to these chemicals in hair dye almost daily.

Europe has banned many of these ingredients in hair dyes. While FDA sanctions coal tar in specialty products such as dandruff and psoriasis shampoos, the long-term safety of these products has not been demonstrated.


PARABENS


Found in: makeup, moisturizer, shaving gel, shampoo

Paraben are known to mimic estrogen, to breast cancer, skin cancer and decreased sperm count, but never been rulled to be harmful to the skins.

To European Commission's scientific commmitee on consumer products shows that longer chain parabens like propyl and butyl and other branches counter parts of paraben such as isopropyl and isobutyl pataben may disrupt the endocrine system and causes reductive and developmental disorders.

Avoid products with paraben as suffix's please....



POLYETHYLENE/PEGS


Those tiny plastics beads in face, lip Scrubs and exfoliating washes are made from polyethylene which are normally used because they're gentler on the skin than natural exfoliators like Walnut shells.

These synthetic chemicals are are mostly contaminated with 1,4-dioxane, which readily penetrates the skin as human carcinogens according U.S government.

Polyethylene has been noted as a skin irritant and never we use on an broken skin.

Found in scrubs, makeup, body wash and toothpaste.


RETINYL PALMITATE, RETINYL ACETATE


Found in: moisturizer, lip products, sunscreen

Retinol products which are often found in anti-aging products have the opposite intended effect and become ineffective in sunlight, making it extra important to use them only at the night and to avoid any sunscreens containing retinyll-derived ingredients.

Try frankincense, a natural replacement for retinol, or bakuchiol a plant-based alternative.


Please if you see any of these in skin care products ingredient. Don't buy it unless you'll destroy your precious skin.

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AMINOPHENOL DIAMINOBENZENE BHA European Union Human Papillomas National Toxicology Program

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