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Ingredients To Avoid In Your Personal Care Products (and their top concerns)

  • PHTHALATES: cancer, toxicity, endocrine disruption, allergies
  • TRICLOSAN: persistence, bio accumulation, organ system toxicity, endocrine disruption, eye, skin, and lung irritant
  • FORMALDEHYDE: cancer, toxicity, immunotoxicity, irritation and endocrine (hormone) disruption, mutagenic
  • COAL TAR DERIVITIVES: cancer, toxicity, allergies, immunotoxicity, endocrine (hormone) disruption, organ toxicity
  • FRAGRANCE: allergies, toxicity, skin sensitivity, dermatitis, immune toxicant, cancer, endocrine disruption, neurotoxicity
  • PROPYLENE GLYCOL: cancer, toxicity, allergies, hive, eczema, irritation (eyes, skin, lungs), enhanced skin absorption, dermatitis, sensitizing, organ system toxicity, dryness
  • PARABENS: endocrine (hormone) disrupter, cancer
  • HYDROQUINONE: developmental & reproductive toxicity, allergies, immunotoxicity, cancer, organ system toxicity, neurotoxicity
  • OCTOXYNOLS: cancer, toxicity, endocrine disrupter, human skin toxicant
  • SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE: 1-4 dioxane contamination, cancer, allergies, immunotoxicity
  • ALUMINUM: cancer, rash, irritation, immunotoxicity, endocrine disrupter, impaired kidney function, bone disease, tissue damage
  • MINERAL OIL PETROCHEMICALS: immunotoxicity, organ system toxicity, allergies, cancer
  • DEA & TEA: cancer, allergies, immunotoxicity
  • ETHYL ACETATE: cancer, neurotoxicity, irritation, organ system toxicity, developmental & reproductive toxicity
  • OXYBENZONE: developmental & reproductive toxicity, allergies, immunotoxicity, endocrine disruption, enhanced absorption, organ system toxicity, ecotoxicology, bio chemical & cellular level changes

Courtesy of Candice Drake Hopkin | Candice Drake Cosmetics | Tuscan Soul Skincare | HUGS Foundation