Safe Ingredients Promise
A known carcinogen that's been linked to asthma, neurotoxicity, and developmental toxicity, it's still found in thousands of makeup, skin and hair care products - except ours.
FD&C COLOR PIGMENTS
Synthetic color pigments can cause skin sensitivity and irritation - absorbing certain colors can deplete your body of oxygen and has even been known to result in fatalities.
ANIMAL FATS, OILS AND MUSKS
These byproducts of the meat industry often come from commercially raised animals that have been treated with synthetic hormones. which then gets passed onto the product it's used in.
A disinfectant used as a preservative and surfactant, it's been known to cause severe skin and eye irritation, respiratory issues and allergies.
BENZOPHENONE AND DERIVATIVES
You can find these in commercial fragrances, but we've left them out of our products due to their carcinogenic side effects and status as a hormone disruptor.
Used in plastics and resins, studies have shown they're capable of hormone disruption that may also negatively affect your DNA structure.
Usually used as a fragrance additive, or to control the viscosity of a product, none of our products carry this ingredient since it's a known skin irritant that may cause cancer and affect reproductive function.
BUTYLATED HYDROXYANISOLE (BHA) AND BUTYLATED HYDROXY TOLUENE (BHT)
These synthetic antioxidants are used to extend the shelf life of thousands of products. They've been linked to cancer and hormone disruption, and may even cause liver damage.
COAL TAR HAIR DYES AND OTHER COAL TAR INGREDIENTS (INCLUDING AMINOPHENOL, DIAMINOBENZENE, PHENYLENEDIAMINE)
A byproduct of coal processing known to be carcinogenic and can be contaminated with heavy metals toxic to the brain.
IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA AND DMDM HYDANTOIN
We've avoided the use of imidazolidinyl urea and DMDM Hydantoin, two of many preservatives that release formaldehyde. It's a chemical that causes health issues from joint pain, allergies and in the worst case - even cancer.
A fragrance ingredient and solvent that can irritate the skin and create cancer-causing DNA mutations. And that's not the all - it's also a possible neuro- and developmental toxin.
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE AND METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE
Hair and body care products are often laced with these chemical preservatives to lengthen their shelf life. But beware: They're a known skin irritant that have also been linked to cancer and nerve damage.
MERCURY AND MERCURY COMPOUNDS (ALSO LISTED AS THIMEROSAL)
Check your labels for this metallic element, used as a preservative and antiseptic in health care products, despite being known to damage brain function.
You'll see this in sunscreens, since it's an ultraviolet light absorber. but you'll want to steer clear as it's linked to skin irritation, sensitization and allergies and a possible hormone disruptor.
A colorant and fragrance ingredient that can have the side effects irritating the skin, compromising the immune system and organ function, and has been suspected to cause endocrine abnormalities.
A volatile petrochemical solvent to 100k out for, due to its toxicity to the immune system and potential to cause birth defects.
TRICLOSAN AND TRICLOCARBAN
Put these antimicrobial pesticides on your list of ingredients to avoid as they've been linked to serious reproductive issues.