Toxic Shaving Products

By PSU EcoMerge Capstone - 11:20 PM


Toxic Shaving Products
There are a wide variety of shaving creams for men and women. They feel nice and smell nice. The FDA allows all sorts of chemicals to be used in these products, including chemicals that are known carcinogens and that are linked to developmental/reproductive toxicity, nervous system disorders, allergies/immunotoxicity, liver failure, etc. Toxic ingredients include: TEA, DEA, solvents, mineral oil, propylene glycol, DMDM hydantoin, lanolin, FD&C colours, synthetic fragrance and a host of other ingredients. PVP (polyvinylpyrrolidone) a contact allergen, is often used to give the cream or gel body. Carefully check the labels of products you use.

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