Triclosan is found in most antiperspirant deodorant, hand soaps, facial cleansers, body wash, toothpaste, and cosmetics. Triclosan is also linked to cancer, developmental and reproductive toxicity. Triclosan is a party killer.
1, 4 DIOXANE
1, 4 Dioxane which contains cancer causing impurities found in petroleum-based cosmetics. This is found in body lotions, hair relaxers, dyes, bleaches, baby soaps, hormonal creams, and products that make suds.
The average woman absorbs five pounds of toxic chemicals each year just from her beauty products. DEA is also known to disrupt hormones and can lead to birth defects.
P AND M PHENYLENEDIAMINE
Hair colorants that are linked to cancer, developmental / reproductive toxicity and organ toxicity. M-Phenylenediamine may also be contaminated with nitrosamines.
RESORCINOL is found in hair colorants and bleaches, acne treatments, shampoos, anti-itch and rash cream, facial cleansers, toners and more. It is linked to cancer, immune toxicity, endocrine disruption and organ toxicity.
METHYLPARABEN is found in hair dyes and is known to have endocrine-disrupting effects which has the ability to lead to weight gain which in turn can cause other diseases. Since you absorb some of the chemicals in hair dyes, shampoos, and lotions many people avoid endocrine-disrupting substances such as methylparaben and propylparaben.
OXYBENZONE is a sunscreen agent and UV light absorber. The problem is that the skin easily absorbs it. It is linked to cancer, developmental and reproductive toxicity as well as neuro and organ toxicity and endocrine disruptor.
DMDM HYDANTOIN is a preservative and is found in shampoos, conditioners, body washes, styling gels, moisturizers and more. It can cause immunotoxicity and organ toxicity. It can also be contaminated by formaldehyde.
P AND O AMINOPHENOL
Found in hair colorants and linked to cancer, developmental/reproductive toxicity and organ toxicity.
A common product we slather under our armpits daily. Sadly, Antiperspirants contain chemicals and toxins that are absorbed into your body and this concentration of toxins can lead to cell mutations. Steer clear of antiperspirant products with aluminum.