Chemicals to AVOID in your Personal Care Products
Do yourself a favor and go look at the back of your shampoo bottles, moisturizers, toothpaste, mouthwash, body washes and soaps. If the ingredients include any of these, toss them out!
Throw out anything with DEA and NDEA
Diethanolamine (DEA) mixed with other chemicals, Nitrosodiethanolamine (NDEA)
As you rinse your hair from shampoo in the shower, the chemicals run down your body and consequently can enter your skin.
This ingredient (DEA) is under a number of different names:
Cocamide, DEA Lauryl Sulfate (all sulfates are deadly and damage your skin and hair), Lauramide, Linoleamide, Oleamide, and Triethanolamine.
Throw out anything including:
Propylene Glycol, often found in processed foods, prescriptions, hand sanitizers, moisturizers, conditioners, shampoos and baby products. Liver, Kidney, eyes or skin damage.
Benzalkonium Chloride and Benzethonium Chloride, skin, eye and respiratory irritation and many have allergies to this chemical. Worsens or makes one develop asthma. And CHRONIC DERMATITIS when exposed long enough. Found in shampoo, antibacterial hand wipes, antiseptic creams, anti itch ointments, rash cream, foot odor powder, facial lotion, facial cleanser, make up and sunscreen.
Formaldehyde, used in resins when manufacturing composite wood, building materials, household glues, paints, lacquers and finishes. Used as a preservative in medicines, cosmetics, as well as in dishwashing liquids and yes in many shampoos. Causes eczema, eye & nasal irritation, cancer, increased risk of asthma and allergy. Kidney damage, gastrointestinal ulcers.
Socamidopropyl Betaine (CAPB), caluse allergies and immune-toxicity. Causes contact dermatitis and is found in shampoos and conditioners, creams, foam booster in cleaning agents. Anti-static agent. Can cause organ toxicity.
Methylchloroisothiazolinone, (MIT) causes immuno-toxicity, eye irritation, can cause fetus abnormal brain development, increased risk for Alzheimer’s and other nervous disorders. Exposure for only 10 minutes can elicit a damaging effect. It is in Shampoos.
Fragrance, phthalates, cause ADD, breast cancer, obesity, type 2 diabetes, reduced IQ levels, neurodevelopmental issues, behavioral issues, autism spectrum disorders, altered reproductive iddues in men and women. They are also endocrine disrupters and can alter the hormonal state, triggering weight gain and others diseases if exposure is continual and constant.