The Most Harmful Ingredients to avoid when choosing Cosmetics

1. PARABENS

Parabens are a preseravtive used to prevent the growth of bacteria in products, which sounds hygienic right? They are far from that! They produce estrogen mimicking properties that can lead to a number of health issues for women.

Parabens are endocrine disrupters stored in the body tissue that interfere with glandular activity and hormone production which lead to a number of illnesses (too long to list here) It has been said parabens play a big part in young girls hitting puberty at a much younger age.

2. Synthetic Colours

Take a look on your ingredients list and if you see FD&C or D&C they represent artificial colours. F represents food and D&C represents drug and cosmetics. They are carcinogenic, skin irritants and some believe can cause ADHD in small children

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