TOXIC INGREDIENTS TO AVOID
- September 21, 2020 at 10:10am
- by Dr. Vishwas Patel
- WE ABSORB UP TO 60% WHAT WE PUT ON OUR SKIN
- CHILDREN ABSORB 40-50% MORE THAN ADULTS
- DEA (Diethanolamine)
Powerful carcinogen linked to stomach, oesophagus, liver and bladder cancers.
Linked to allergies, dermatitis, respiratory problems.
- MEA (Monoethanolamine)
Inhalation may cause asthma or damage to the respiratory tract.
Endocrine disruptor, may interfere with hormone levels, fertility and developmental complications of a fetus or young child. Carcinogen.
- Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) &
Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES)
Can be rapidly absorbed causing problems in the brain, heart, liver and eyes including cataracts and development in the young.
- TEA (Triethanolamine)
Endocrine disruptor, may cause asthma, eye irritation, toxic to immune system, carcinogen.
Endocrine disruptor, particularly thyroid and reproductive hormones.
For any other questions visit your dermatologist