Cosmetics to Avoid

Oct 19 21:00 2004 Lori Stryker Print This Article

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Many cosmetics we use every day are made from ingredients that may have adverse effects on our health. These may be derived from animals,Guest Posting microbes or are by-products of petroleum production. They may cause allergic reactions, contact dermatitis, or you may simply have ethical reasons prohibiting their use. When deciding on a cosmetic purchase, consider if your desired purchase has an all-natural alternative. The Organic Make-up Company has excellent, high quality alternatives to skin care and make-up cosmetics, which are free from all the ingredients listed below. Please visit our glossary for more information on our products' ingredients and this topic.

Chemical Ingredients:

Animal or Microbial Ingredient

Aluminum

Albumin

Ammonium glycolate

Artificial colours
Cl 77267 (bone charcoal)
Cl 77268 (black bone charcoal)

Benzoates: sodium benzoate, benzoic acid

BHT, BHA

Ceresin

Collagen

DEA, MEA, TEA

Diamines: phenylenediamines

Dibutyl phthalate

Dimethicone

Ectoin: hydroxyectoin

Elastin

FD & C, D & C colours

Fish

Formaldehydes: imidazolidinyl urea,
DMDM hydantoin, quaternium 15,
2-bromo-2-nitropropane-1, 3 diol

Gelatin

Hyaluronic acid

Hydroquinone

Isopropanolamine

Isopropyl alcohol

Keratin

Keratolytic chemicals: hydroxyl acids,
glycolic acids, retinoic acids

Lanolin

Methylisothiazolinone

Mink Oil

Musk

Oleates: decyloleate

Ovum

Parabens

Parrafin

Phenoxyyethanol

Phosphatidylcholine

Placenta

Propylene glycol (petroleum derived)

Pthalates

Roe

Salmo

Serum albumin

Sodium laureth sulfate, sodium lauryl sulfate

Sorbitans

Squalenes

Tallow

Toluene

Unipertan

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Lori Stryker
Lori Stryker

Lori Stryker has been researching and developing all natural skin care and make-up for the purpose of offering men and women safe natural cosmetics for everyday use. She brings to her research a specialist in human biology from the University of Toronto, coupled with a professional home economics degree and an education degree from the University of British Columbia, fusing chemical and biological knowledge with food family and textile sciences.

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