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Skin Product Ingredients You Should Avoid

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Skin Product Ingredients You Should Avoid

Skin Product Ingredients You Should Avoid

We all want to take care of our skin, and we often spend a small fortune on skin care products to help feed and nourish this vital organ to keep it not only looking but also feeling healthy. But some of the products we trust acually contain chemicals that simply mask the issues we are trying to solve, using harsh chemicals to give us the illusion of a healthier complexion while actually causing more damage than they correct. This handy guide will help you identify those problem ingredients and avoid them in the skincare products you choose.


 Skin Product Ingredients You Should Avoid

Some of the scariest ingredients everyone should steer clear of.

What’s out there?

  • There are approximately 82,000 ingredients in skincare and cosmetic products.
  • (About 6,600) of these are chemicals such as:
  • Carcinogens
  • Pesticides
  • Reproductive toxins
  • Hormone disruptors
  • About 80% of household skincare and cosmetic products contain at least 1 toxic ingredient.

What to avoid?

  • Benzoyl Peroxide: Irritates and may cause skin to dry, mainly used in acne treatment products.
  • DEA/TEA/MEA: Contains carcinogens – substance capable of causing cancer in living tissue.
  • Mercury: Known allergen that impairs brain development.

Some Natural Ingredient Alternatives

Healthy options you could be looking for!

Beta Carotene

  • Once it’s converted to vitamin A, it helps with healing wounds, protecting against sun damage, and encouraging cell turnover.

Green Tea Extract

  • Helps to prevent and reverse UV damage to the skin.

Soy

  • Inhibiting skin’s over-production of melanin skin pigment.

Building a good routine:

Face

Essential Routine:

MORNING

  • Cleanser
  • Exfoliant
  • Moisturizer with sunscreen

Essential Routine:

EVENING

  • Cleanser
  • Exfoliant
  • Moisturizer

Body

  • Best time to use any healing products during the night, best absorption period.
  • Any weight loss lotions are best right before any physical activity takes place.
  • Applying lotions are better when done in slow circular massage like strokes.

Sources:

http://www.davidsuzuki.org/issues/health/science/toxics/dirty-dozen-cosmetic-chemicals/

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/

http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-5971/12-Toxic-Ingredients-to-AVOID-in-Cosmetics-Skin-Care-Products-Infographic.html

http://www.treehugger.com/organic-beauty/20-toxic-ingredients-avoid-when-buying-body-care-products-and-cosmetics.html

http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-1344/benzoyl-peroxide-top/details#side-effects

http://www.everydayhealth.com/beauty-pictures/the-8-best-natural-ingredients-for-your-skin.aspx#02

http://www.paulaschoice.com/expert-advice/skin-care-basics/_/how-to-put-together-a-skin-care-routine

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