Category: Ingredients We Avoid

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...

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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...

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