Toxic Ingredients To Avoid

There are many widely used ingredients by skin care and cosmetic companies which are known to be toxic. The ingredients listed below are cheaper to make and have a longer shelf life. Cosmetic companies disguise these ingredients under trade names and are not easily distinguished. If you don’t understand an ingredient, I recommend looking it up on the internet.

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Toxic Ingredients

Acetylated Lanolin
Alcohol
Butyl Acetate
Butylated Hydroxytoluene
Candelilla Wax
Carmine
Carnauba Wax
Cocamide DEA/Lauramide DEA
Diethanolamine (DEA)
Diazolidinyl Urea
Ethyl Acetate
FD & C/Synthetic Colors
Hydroquinone
Isopropyl Pallmitate
Lanolin
MIneral Oil
PABA
Padimate-O
Paraffin
Parabens (methylparaben, ethylparaben, propylparaben and butylparaben)
Pentahydrosqualene
Petrolatum
Phthalates
Polyethylene Glycol (PEG)
Propylene Glycol
PVP/VA Copolymer
Sodium/Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate/Laureth Sulfate (SLS)
Sodium Nitrate
Stearalkonium Chloride
Triethanolamine (TEA)
Toluene
Triethanolamine