Tag Archives: Parabens

Stricter EU rules on parabens? | ScienceNordic

Hopefully the EU will do something to take the lead on parabens, but some countries and companies have started the ball rolling, so that’s a start! – Senior Researcher Torkjel M. Sandanger and a group of NILU researchers at the Fram Centre in Tromsø have analysed 350 blood samples from Norwegian women, and have found […]

Stricter EU rules on parabens | ScienceNordic

We do hope this happens! Parabens have come under more and more scrutiny, but they’re unfortunately still used in a vast number of personal care products, even those on babies, yikes! – Parabens are a class of chemicals used as preservatives in a large number of cosmetic products. Parabens have been met with increasing scepticism […]

Why You Need to Switch Deodorants | Rodale News

Two types of chemicals you shouldn’t be finding in your or your little one’s skincare! Parabens and pthalates, here’s why you should be avoiding them – A recent study in the Journal of Applied Toxicology found that chemicals commonly used in deodorants were showing up in breast-cancer tumors, leading the authors to suspect that they […]

Top 15 Dangerous Ingredients in Skin Care | Care2 Healthy Living

A great list of what SHOULDN’T be in skincare! When you’ve got great, natural ingredients to choose from, why opt for ingredients like these? – 1. SYNTHETIC FRAGRANCES often contain phthalates (pronounced THAY-lates), synthetic chemicals commonly used to stabilize fragrances and make plastic more pliable. These endocrine disrupters mimic hormones and may alter genital development. […]

French parliament backs ban on plastic chemicals and parabens in cosmetics – Cosmetics Design Europe

The French have recently voted in a BPA ban and are now in moves to ban phthalates and to follow Denmark in banning parabens –  Phthalate chemicals used in plastics and paraben preservatives in cosmetic manufacturing could be banned following a vote from the French National Assembly. French parliament voted through the first reading to […]