Fall Detox ALL of your Cosmetics!
Fall is a great time to get organized and refresh your cosmetics!
One way to refresh is to look at the ingredients in your cosmetics – shampoos, conditioners, lotions included and read the labels. Search for the following ingredients, if these ingredients are present, it is time to refresh…
PHTHALATES – Endocrine Distrupters, responsible for hormone production (look for these ingredients)
• BBP: butyl benzyl phthalate
• DBP: di-n-butyl phthalate
• DEHP: di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate
• DEP: diethyl phthalate
• DiDP: di-isodecyl phthalate
• DiNP: di-isononyll phthalate
• DnHP: di-n-hexyl phthalate
• DnOP: di-n-octyl phthalate
PARABENS – these are linked to Cancer & reproductive toxicity (look for these ingredients)
PERFUME OR FRAGRANCE – Many many hidden ingredients and toxins that companies do not have to legally disclose as it is classified as “trade secret”.
There are many more toxic ingredients that are found in cosmetics. It is important to know what to look for. Check back to our blog often and follow us as we continue to write about holistic beauty, and the benefits of plant based cosmetics.
Until next time,