Bad is bad gets. Each to her/his own. You can use a highly recommended organic or natural products and land up with hives; while products with chemicals formulated in labs have turned up good results.
Given the contaminants and pollutants in the air today, the tendency to lean towards natural and organic products has been on the rise the last couple of decades. The chemicals in the products we use have come to cause more harm than good – and that’s not just on our person – we’re talking our environment, the air we breathe and the water in the ocean too. Take a look at the some of the dire consequences of using chemically laden products:
|Chemical||Used in||Possible side Effects|
Usually found in all toiletries, dental and hair products
Linked to breast cancer. Can cause irritation to skin, eyes, lungs.
Para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA)
Commonly found in sunscreens
Linked to cancer. Can cause skin, eye, irritation. Known to cause liver damage and deepen skin pigmentation.
Used to blend colors in cosmetics
Linked ot neurological damage and increased risk of cancer.
Blushes, eye liners, certain anti-dandruff shampoos.
May trigger nausea, mood swings, headaches, and often linked to cancer.
And that’s just the tip of the ice berg. We’d need an entire website to talk about the ill effects of chemicals on the human body. But we’re here to tell you about the beautiful things that our products can do to your skin. Read on.