Artificial fragrances

Most people wouldn’t even be aware of the difference of the synthetic v’s natural fragrance.  At EverEscents Organic Hair Care we only use essential oils and natural fragrances in our products.  We guarantee you will not find a list of hundreds of chemicals in any of our products, whether shampoo, conditioner or styling products.  Read on and find out why.

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Lavender Benefits

The divine smell of fresh lavender not only is a comfort to your senses but also to your body.  EverEscents have included lavender as a major part of its Organic Hair Care Range because Lavender is known to promote the growth of new cells and exerts a balancing action of sebum, thus it is useful for most skin and hair conditions. Dryness usually occurs in the colder months of the year and lavender will help restore moisture to the hair and skin during times of need.

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Artificial Preservatives – DMDM Hydantoin / formaldehyde

DMDM Hydantoin (Formaldehyde)

Safe Cosmetics Australia explain that formaldehyde and formaldehyde-releasing ingredients are used in many personal care products, particularly in shampoos and liquid body soaps. These chemicals help prevent bacteria from growing in water-based products, but can be absorbed through the skin and have been linked to both skin sensitivity and cancer.  One of them is a preservative named DMDM Hydantoin which many cosmetics brands use in place of Parabens.

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Artificial Preservatives – Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol is a preservative that is commonly used by brands claiming to be “natural”.  truthinaging.com recently reported that the FDA warned that this “natural preservative”, which is often used in cosmetics of all types (including shampoo and conditioners), can cause shut down of the nervous system, vomiting and contact dermatitis.

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Artificial Preservatives – Parabens

We know there are goodies and baddies in some things that we eat, touch, use on our bodies and inhale or absorb but when looking at a product how can you understand the label and decipher what are artificial preservatives and what are not, or more clearly “what are safe preservatives for me to use on my body and what are not?”.  The top 5 Artificial Preservatives we will NEVER use in any EverEscents Organic Hair Care products are Parabens, DMDM Hydantoin (Formaldehyde), Phenoxyethanol, Methylisothiazolinone (M.I.T) and Limonene.

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