Avoid products containing with propylene glycol


                                                                  Avoid products containing with propylene glycol

 
What is propylene glycol? It is a chemical found in personal care products that acts as a penetration enhancer that keeps products from melting in heat and/or freezing when it is cold. It is found in items such as shampoo, conditioner, soap, acne treatment, moisturizer, toothpaste, deodorant, nail polish, mascara; basically anything you could possibly use on your body, propylene glycol is in it. But why should you avoid propylene glycol? This chemical has been linked to dermatitis, kidney and liver abnormalities, inhibited skin growth, and skin irritation.

Sources:
http://beyoumag.com/2008/05/28/healthy-skin-care-series-what-is-propylene-glycol-and-why-avoid-them-in-skin-care/

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