July 5, 2015
Carefully reading the labels on cosmetics is becoming increasingly important, because some harmful ingredients are still widely used, and only public pressure can force companies to find less dangerous alternatives. If you don’t want to expose your skin to toxins and chemicals that are already outlawed in some countries, discover which are the most
dangerous ingredients in cosmetics.
Even when you don’t have an instant reaction to beauty and
makeup products that may end harming your skin, repeated exposure to certain
chemicals can have lasting effects on your body. Keep these controversial ingredients in mind,
and choose cosmetics that are free of possibly harmful chemicals, even if you
don’t have sensitive skin.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
(SLS) & Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES)
Most commonly found in shampoos, hair conditioner along with
plenty of other cosmetics, SLS and SLES are especially damaging to children,
but they can also affect the skin of adults. When combined with other ingredients
often found in cosmetics, they can produce carcinogens and allow more nitrates
to penetrate the skin.
Read more: Most Dangerous Ingredients in Cosmetics
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