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Is Your Shampoo Safe? Avoid These Harmful Ingredients

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Have you ever read the list of ingredients while buying a shampoo? You might never do it or even think about it. You may not have an idea how harmful some certain ingredients can be for your scalp and hair. You must analyze the ingredients of your shampoo as it may contain some harmful ingredients that should be avoided. All of the beauty products are not approved by FDA as they may contain some harmful ingredients. Developing an understanding is really important.

Shampoo is such part of our life that is accepted by us and we need to use it in our life. We don’t think to spend our precious time in examining the ingredients but it is necessary. Hence, it is worth enough to read the fine print. Some specific ingredients can be more harmful to you as compared to the beneficial aspects of other ingredients. Even some of the ingredients may become harmful for your overall health. So, an analysis is highly recommended by our hair experts. Even if you see that the bottle contain some specific harmful ingredients then you should put that bottle back on the shelf and find another brand.

List Of Harmful Ingredients

Well, it is not possible to provide you the name of all ingredients that are harmful when using your shampoo. Hence, following is a list that contains the important ingredients that are usually used in the shampoos. Have a look at this list to know the ingredients that may be harmful to your hair even your overall health.

  • 3,4-Diaminobenzoic acid
  • Solvent Red 1 (CI 12150)
  • 2,3-Naphthalenediol
  • 2,6-Bis(2-HYdroxyethoxy)-3,5-Pyridinediamine
  • Acid Red 73 (CI 27290)
  • 4-Chloro-2-Aminophenol
  • 1,7-Nephthalenediol
  • 6-Methoxy-2,3-Pyridinediamine (HCl salt)
  • 4-Methoxytoluene-2,5-Diamine (HCL salt)
  • Acid Orange 24 (CI 20170)
  • Diethanolamine
  • 5-Amino-4-Fluoro-2-Methylphenol Sulfate
  • 2-Aminomethyl-p-aminophenol (HCl salt)
  • N,N-Dimethyl-2,6-Pyridinediamine (HCL salt)
  • N-Cyclopentyl-m-Aminophenol
  • 2,4-Diamino-5-methylphenetol (HCL salt)
  • 4-Hydroxyindole
  • Triethanolamine (TEA)
  • N-(2-Methoxyethyl)-p-phenylenediamine (HCL salt)
  • N,N-Diethyl-m-Aminophenol
  • 2,4-Diaminodiphenylamine

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12 Toxic Ingredients To Avoid In Your Shampoo

  1. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)

Risks: cancer, skin rashes, liver damage, depression

  1. Fragrance

Risks: Clogs the lymphatic system, major organ system toxicity

  1. Potassium Sorbate

Risks: causes skin and organ system toxicity

  1. Phenoxyethanol

Risks: irritant to skin, eyes & lungs, vomiting, contact dermatitis

  1. Retinyl Palmitate

Risks: carcinogen, causes reproductive and organ system toxicity

  1. Cocamidopropyl Betaine

Risks: eye and skin irritation, allergic contact dermatitis

  1. Triclosan

Risks: Skin irritation, endocrine and organ disruption, eye and lung irritation

  1. Dimethicone

Risks: irritation of the skin, traps impurities in skin, irritation of scalp and eyes

  1. Polysorbates

Risks: lung irritation, endocrine and organ disruption, skin & eye irritation

  1. Behentrimonium Chloride

Risks: irritates skin, inflammatory agent, damages the eyes

  1. Polyethylene Glycol (PEG)

Risks: organ system toxicity, direct link to cancer

  1. Quaternium-15

Risks: contains carcinogenic formaldehyde, major toxin to body.

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Effective Tips For Your Hair Protection

  1. Be careful while selecting your shampoo and find one that doesn’t contain any harmful chemical.
  2. Find a shampoo that contains a milder form of the cleanser, for example, sodium lauryl sulfosuccinate and sodium lauryl sulfoaccetate. They may less foamic as compared to the shampoos that contain these ingredients, but they are effective for safety and cleansing of your scalp.
  3. Apply conditioner on your hair after shampoo. Hence, your conditioner shouldn’t contain dimethicone.
  4. Avoid excessive heating and use of chemicals while styling your hair.
  5. Apply essential oils to your hair.

Hopefully, this article has provided you enough information regarding the health and care of your hair. Hence, in case, you can’t identify if a shampoo is good for your hair or not then you may contact us anytime to get the honest suggestion of our hair experts. What are you waiting for? It’s the time to be selective in your shampoo. Simply fill the following form to make a consultation with us for FREE. Good luck for your treatment.


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