Did you know that the personal care products industry is not regulated by the FDA? Furthermore, companies are not required to disclose their ingredients and many don't. What does this mean to the consumer?
When we first began exploring soap making we were shocked at what our research revealed about many of the leading personal care products available and what we had been using for years to "clean" ourselves. Here is a list of the top ten most harmful ingredients commonly found in products on your shelf or in your shower. Stay tuned to our blog to find out about each one in detail and why you should never use a product that contains these "offenders".
1. Fragrance & Perfumes
2. (SLS) Sodium Lauryl Sulfate & Sodium Laureth Sulfate
3. DEA, TEA & MEA
4. Propylene Glycol & Butylene Glycol
5. Polyethylene Glycol (PEG)
6. DMDM & Urea
8. FD & C Colorants
9. Mineral Oil
10. Isopropyl Alcohol