IT’S TIME TO START TAKING INGREDIENT NAMES, FOLKS.
THE DIRTY DOZEN
Parabens toxic to nervous and immune systems, skin irritant, possible carcinogen
Sodium lauryl sulfate/Sodium laureth sulfate foaming agent, may cause hair loss, skin irritation, may impair nervous and cardiovascular function
Phthalates (DBP and DEP) endocrine disruptor, commonly found in synthetic fragrance
Diethanolamine (DEA)/Triethanolamine (TEA)/Cocamide (MEA) carcinogen when crossed with other ingredients
Triclosan creates resistant bacteria, commonly found in toothpaste and anti- bacterial soap
Retinyl Palmitate potential carcinogen, skin irritant, commonly found in sunscreen and anti-aging products
Oxybenzone potential carcinogen, endocrine disruptor
Talc highly potential ovarian carcinogen *Bring your own talc free powder for bikini waxes and use talc free powder on babies bums
BHA and BHT toxic to immune, nervous, and respiratory systems; endocrine disruptors; possible carcinogens
Hydroquinone possible carcinogen, may cause irreversible blue discolorations on skin and in urine, may cause arthritis, commonly found in skin lighteners
Toluene toxic to respiratory, nervous, and respiratory systems
Petrolatum and petroleum based ingredients endocrine disruptors, possible carcinogens
*What the hell is the danger with an endocrine disruptor? They are responsible for genital deformities, man boobs, early puberty, and undescended testicles, and obesity…just to name a few.