Tag: Artificial Preservatives – Phenoxyethanol

Natural Hair Tips for Summer

As summer is fast approaching, our hair needs shielding from sun damage so below are a few do’s and don’ts on how to look after your hair.   Minerals and oxidizers are the biggest contributors to summer hair and scalp problems.   Repeated chlorine and metal exposure from the pool will cause our hair to turn green.

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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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