There is some information that we must know regarding the toothpastes, shampoos, the shower gels, the bathroom foams etc. that we all use on a daily basis. We all try to buy the best products but the one thing that we overlook is to see as to what are the different chemicals that are present inside these products that we use. In this article we are going to take a look on all these products and will see as to what our next steps should be when we are buying them.
You must check all the products that you use for the following chemicals that will listed as follows: Sodium lauryl sulphate, sodium laureth sulphate, aluminium, alcohol, propylene glycol, as well as DEA.
The chemical sodium lauryl sulphate is a chemical that is being used commonly in toothpastes, bubble baths, shampoos as well as soaps. This ingredient is used as a foaming agent and can also act as a skin irritant.
There are a lot of shampoos that contain the ingredient sodium lauryl sulphate also known as SLS and when one shampoos with this chemical then they are putting the same amount of nitrates in the body that are equivalent to a bacon, we must also know that the SLS is being used as a wetting agent in garage floor cleaners as well as engine degreasers.
The chemical sodium laureth sulphate is a better foaming chemical than the sodium lauryl sulphate and it is less irritating but the effects of this chemical is that it causes excessive drying of the skin.
There is presence of aluminium that is found in deodorants and this is something that is being used regularly by a lot of people throughout the world and it is being found that the aluminium present in the deodorants can cause Alzheimer’s disease and the risk is up to three times.
The alcohol that is present in the mouthwashes can cause cancer of the mouth and throat, which was revealed in a study that was done by the National Cancer Institute.
The chemical agent, propylene glycol is present in personal care products that include cosmetics, foaming baths, as well as shampoos and this is also found in brakes and hydraulic fluids. The purpose for using it in the cosmetic products is because it will prevent the moisture from escaping from the skin. According to the material safety data sheet it was found that the propylene glycol acts as a strong irritant and this can cause damage to the kidney and liver.
DEA is a wetting agent and if it is being kept on a shelf for longer periods of time, it can react with other ingredients and can produce carcinogens.