Potentially Harmful Ingredients

 

Common potentially harmful, toxic, or carcinogenic ingredients found in mainstream products used daily

Diethanolamine (DEA) (shampoos, body washes, bubble bath, shaving cream)
Triethanolamine (TEA) (moisturizers, cosmetics, deodorant, toothpaste, body oils, washes)
Sodium Laureth Sulphate (SLES) (as above)
Propylene Glycol (moisturisers, shaving cream, deodorants, baby products)
Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS) (shampoo, bubble bath, shaving foam, cleansers etc)
Sodium Fluoride (toothpaste)
Alcohol (mouthwash, toners, baby products)
Talc (baby powder, make-up, foot preparations)
Glycerine (moisturizers, lotions)
PABA (sunscreens)
PEG (cosmetics, make-up, shaving cream)
Artificial flavours (toothpaste, mouthwash)
Artificial colours (make-up, toothpaste, shampoos)
Ether (nail treatments, shampoo, conditioner)
Coal Tars (shampoo, conditioner, hair dyes, soap, skin care, cosmetics)
Aluminum (antiperspirants)
Acetone (nail polish remover)
Formaldehyde (antiperspirants, nail treatments, perfumes)
Fluorocarbons (hair spray)
Dioxins (shampoo)
Petrolatum or Mineral Oil (baby products, washes)


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