Top Ingredients to Avoid in Personal Care Products

What you put on your skin becomes a part of your body, so choose with care. There are several harmful ingredients that are commonly used in personal care products, along with the other chemicals. Most of them contain at least one ingredient that may be linked to Cancer risks. Also note that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration don't control the use of chemicals in personal care products or even mandate that all the products used to make the object in question are on the label! Here are some common prefixes used in Parabens that are well known Endocrine disrupters: Ethyl, Butyl, Propyl and Methyl.
Avoid the following dyes: Blue 1, Green 3, Yellow 5 and 6 and Red 33 - they are all common in hair color. Finally avoid any derivatives from Petroleum, commonly found in lotions.

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