Everyday we use products on our skin that we thought are safe, but the truth is most of these products are not. It is very important to look at the ingredients on the label when you purchase skin care products.
Here are the popular ingredients to go for and to avoid.
GO for: Cold Pressed Plant Oils to SOFTEN
AVOID: Mineral Oil, Petroleum-by-product, Paraffin, Silicone (clog pores/promotes acne)
GO for: Glycerin, Sorbitol to HYDRATE
AVOID: Propylene Glycol (vulnerable to bacteria and increases aging of skin)
GO for: Essential Oils to CLEANSE
AVOID: Triclosan (synthetic anti-bacterial that is a toxic pesticides)
GO for: Lauryl Glucoside to LATHER
AVOID: SLS Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (irritates and inflame skin)
GO for: Sodium Benzoate, Dehydroacetic Acid for PRESERVATIVES
AVOID: Parabens, DMDM Hydantoin (release formaldehyde that causes skin allergies)
Possible side effects from applying harmful chemicals on your skin includes Pre-mature aging, Breakouts, Hormonal imbalance and Infertility.
So, go ahead and the check the label at all times.