Ever wondered how companies get away with selling toxic skincare to thousands, if not millions of people?
It's called Greenwashing... and it's everywhere because most people don't turn over the package to read what really goes into the product.
According to a 2015 study, women apply an average of 168 chemicals to their faces and bodies every day.
Harmful Ingredients To Avoid When Buying Skincare
1. Fragrance & Parfum
Synthetic fragrances and perfumes can sneakily hide countless chemicals, as they're not required to label individual fragrance ingredients by law. And remember, products applied to the skin can easily enter your bloodstream - who knows what you could be absorbing! Opt for products which use essential oils to scent their products, or go fragrance free.
Often found in anti-perspirants, aluminium is used to block the sweat ducts. However, in recent years there's been controversial links found between breast cancer (aluminium found to accumulate in breast tissue) and other conditions such as alzheimers. Modern natural deodorants are the perfect option to reduce aluminium exposure - keep in mind you will still perspire but be smell-free!