5 Cosmetic Ingredients To Avoid – Wise She Cosmetic Ditionary


Indian skin care and cosmetic industry is flourishing at fast pace but lack of awareness make us use products which sometimes results in unexpected results.

5 harmful cosmetic ingredients

So here I searches for few ingredients which should be checked before buying the products

1.Methyl, Propyl, Butyl and Ethyl Paraben – These four ingredients are widely used but can cause allergic reaction and sometime skin rashes to those who have sensitive skin.These ingredients are added to extend the shelf life of the products.Studies have shown that these ingredients can be absorbed by the body through the skin.

2.Synthetic Dyes With the help of synthetic dyes cosmetic looks pretty but it is known to be carcinogenic.

3. Diethanolamine (DEA) –This can cause eye irritation and allergic reaction.It can even cause dryness of the skin and hair.It too can be toxic when absorbed by the body.

4. Imidazolidinyl Urea -These are widely used as preservatives and can be toxic.

5. Petroleum – It is used as emollient properties in cosmetics and doesn’t provide any nutritional value to the skin.It can interfere with body’s own natural moisturising mechanism which leads to dryness and chapped skin.

Is there any ingredient which has caused you skin irritation or rashes?

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  1. I started off with Vaseline for my lips when I was in the 12th std. And there started all my lip problems 🙁 Anyways I’m planning to get one now for my eyelashes.


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