12 Harmful Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid in Your Skin Care Products

News Date
November 10, 2022

Experts have been constantly warning against use of those skin care formulations which contain some of the most harmful chemical ingrdients in their composition. These included oxybenzone (found in sunscreen; a known endocrine disruptor), Methylisothiazolinone (used as preservative; causes skin inflammation), Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (found in body wash and shampoos; allergic to certain skin types), Acrylates like Ethyl Acrylate, Ethyl Methacrylate, and Methyl Methacrylate (found artificial nail products and counterfeit eyelashes; allergic to certain skin types), Parabens (used as preservartives; known carcinogens), Coconut oil (Used as spot treatment for acne; may cause skin irritation), Synthetic Fragrances (may cause headaches, allergies, dizziness, rashes, cough, skin irritation, pigmentation, and hyperactivity), formaldehyde (used as preservative; may cause cancer), Toluene (used as preservative and solvent; immunotoxic and genotoxic in nature), Phthalates (used in fragrances; known endocrine disruptors), Triclosan (found in antibacterial soaps; causes antibiotic-resistant bacteria and a known endocrine disruptor), Mineral Oil (found in makeups; may cause cancer).

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