What to avoid

Below are the most harmful and dangerous ingredients most commonly used in commercial products and their impact on your body:

Parabens

chemicals that are usually found in patients with cancer are also used in cosmetics due to their anti-microbial effect. Using products containing this ingredient adds to the risk of getting cancer. 

Fragrance

The fragrance is added to cosmetics to produce nice-smelling effects with the downsides of asthma risk, allergic reactions, and weaker immune system

Colors

Synthetic colors used to add/change the original colors of the products. Besides being quite toxic, they are reported to be carcinogens and contribute to hyperactivity

Propylene

glycol

synthetic liquid used in skin care products for its texture stabilizing properties. Dangers of it among others are skin irritation and dermatitis 

Toluene

Toluene used as a solvent mostly in nail polish. This petrochemical can contribute to skin irritation, respiratory difficulties and even cause birth defect when exposed to by pregnant women 

Triethanolamine

Triethanolamine is used to change the pH levels of a product. It causes skin irritation and can lead to asthma and lead to allergies when used longer 

Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde is used as a preservative and anti-bacterial ingredient in skin care products. Side effects include allergy, increased risk of cancer and weakening of the immune system 

Triclosan

Triclosan is another chemical with antimicrobial properties. It is proved to cause skin irritation, negative impact on the production of some hormones, and overall toxicity for the environment.

Choose health and replace your commercial skin care and detergents with natural and organic products, which are good for your family and the environment.

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