Toxic Chemicals in Your Shampoo and Deodorant

If you have ever wondered if certain chemicals in your shampoo and deodorant cause cancer, below is a list of ingredients that are toxic and can cause cancer.  There are many more chemicals that cause health problems than what is on the list below.  In fact, right now your bathroom products contain hundreds of potentially harmful ingredients.  Small amounts may not be harmful, but when they are in your shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, toothpaste, makeup, etc. this takes a small dose of harmful chemicals and quickly multiplies them.  Over time, this really adds up and could alter the course of your natural health.  From there you begin to seek out products that reverse all the problems that these have created only to cause more irritation, dryness, and internal health problems.  Look to Sisel International products that are toxin free and produced withe the Mower Mission in mind.  Read more about the products here.

Propylene Glycol – this is also in automotive anti-freeze
Formaldehyde – this is a human carcinogen
Propylparaben – preservative that is a hormone disruptor
Methylparaben – disrupts hormones and can lead to hair loss
Dimethicone – used to prevent tangles, seals hair over time
Petroleum – accumulate on your hair and prevent air and natural oil from entering your hair
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate – removes natural oils from your hair, carcinogenic
Sodium Laureth Sulfate – carcinogen that takes oil from hair, prevents hair from growing naturally
Polyoxyethelyne – removes hair’s natural moisture
Silicone – over time prevents natural oils from entering your hair
Synthetic Colors – skin and scalp irritation
Aluminum Compounds (aluminum zirconium, aluminum chlorohydrate) – mimics estrogen, linked to breast cancer
Talc – linked to cancer
Silica – linked to cancer
Triclocan – classified as a pesticide, kills good bacteria

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