How many of you actually know what you put on your skin? Mass produced beauty products usually have more than 10+ ingredients listed on the container. Most of us are probably lost after reading the first line. While most of the ingredients are harmless to the skin there are six ingredients you should be aware of.
1. Mineral Oils
(Found in baby oil, body lotions, soap, makeup)
What it is: A petroleum by-product.
What it does: Gives the 'illusion' of moisturizing due to oily nature.
Health Risks: Clogs pores, interferes with the bodys ability to eliminate toxins, slows skin’s natural cell development, causing premature aging.
2. Sodium Laureth/Lauryl Sulfates (SLS)
(Found in detergent, cleaners, liquid soaps, shampoo, bubble bath)