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Immediately You Notice These 6 Ingredients In Your Body Cream; Throw It Away

Wearing body cream is one of our daily needs, as it not only serves as a shield against hash weather conditions but also helps us maintain a healthy and good looking skin. This need has created a chain of passive income and market for most manufacturers in the health sector. 

However, in a bid to make more profit some of these manufacturers use some harmful materials in their products. Mostly because they tend to reduce the cost of production and maximize their profit. 

The beautiful packaging of a body cream can be pretty enticing, but the the truth is the content is what you are buying. They are tons of ingredients be used to make body lotions that are not just only questionable but potentially harmful to your body.

So watch out for these 6 ingredients in the label of your body lotion before making use of it.


1) Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA)

Used as preservative in food, BHA is also used in the production of body lotions, lipsticks and medications for treating yeast infection. But this substance is an endocrine disruptor and a human carcinogen, which makes it harmful to your skin.


2) DMDM Hydantoin

Have you ever bought and used any cream that got you scratching your body? If yes, you should check label for this ingredient. This substance is highly corrosive.


3) Diethyl Phthalate(Fragrance + Perfume) 

Having a nicely scenting body fume after bathing is good, but you should watch out for this ingredient in your choice of body cream as it can cause respiratory diseases. For people with asthma and respiratory allergies this can be very deadly.


4) Parabens

This one is a bit tricky, as most manufacturers would modify the name on the label, but just know they all mean same thing. Just watch out for butylparaben, isobutylparaben, methylparaben, propylparaben, or ethylparaben on the label). They are used to keep bacteria and fungus off your body creams, but can cause hormonal disruption and breast cancer.


5) Retinyl Palmitate

This one is pretty popular as it is used as a anti-aging agent. The substance is well know for its ability to keep the skin looking younger and fresh, but can cause skin problems while exposed to sunlight. Even if you must use this one, please only do so at night.


6) Triethanolamine

This substance is mostly present in mascara, it also used in body cream and lotions. It irritates the skin and respiratory tracts and is harmful to the immune system. 


If ever you notice all these ingredients in your body cream, please do yourself good by throwing it away immediately.


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