Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (commonly known as SLS) is what makes shampoo, hand soap, and body wash lather. Many people think the more something lathers, the better it cleans. There are many reasons to stay clear of this chemical.
Phthalates can harm our bodies and are hardly ever listed on ingredient lables. This yucky chemical is often included in the generic word "Fragrance". Unfortunately, Phthalates can disrupt our endocrine system, cause reproduction issues, and even cause cancer.
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Parabens are harmful preservatives that reek havoc on our bodies. Most of the issues have to do with our reproductive organs and hormones. Studies have found there are three main disruptions caused by parabens.