Ingredients to avoid in makeup and skincare
When it comes to personal care, there's no better reminder that if you put good in, you get good out. For many, it comes as a no-brainer that if you use harmful products, you won't like the results. But it's important to know that despite this common sense, many still tend to mindlessly purchase products containing harmful ingredients, fooled by glamorous advertisements or clever labels. The truth is that any harmful ingredients can directly enter the bloodstream when the product is applied to skin or hair. It's time to pay attention to the ingredient labels and switch to more natural products that are more effective in the long run.
Sodium lauryl sulfate
This chemical lurks in shampoos, body washes, face washes and toothpaste. Sodium lauryl sulfate has been linked to serious skin irritation, acne around the mouth and chin and even hormonal imbalances. Although this additive is the Environmental Working Group , other health concerns include endocrine disruption and organ toxicity.
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