Our Good For You Ingredients:
Ingredients We Do Not Use:
|Bismuth Oxychloride||A combination of bismuth, a by-product of lead and copper metal refining, chloride (chlorine compound) and water. It is commonly used in makeup as it provides a good dermal adhesion that enables makeup to stay on the skin for long periods of time. Its unique crystalline structure may easily be ingested by the pores may and cause skin reactions.|
|Parabens||A chemically-derived preservative agent commonly used in cosmetics.
Parabens may cause skin irritation and, in some cases, allergic reactions.
|PEGs (polyethylene glycols)||PEGSs are petroleum-derived compounds used in cosmetics as thickeners and solvents.
PEGs have been known to not be safe on damaged skin
|Phenoxyethanol||Chemically derived preservative agent commonly used in cosmetics as a replacement for parabens.
The Food and Drug Administration has warned that the chemical is toxic and is to be avoided
|Phthalates||Chemically derived compounds used in cosmetics as solubulizers.
The Food and Drug Administration has warned that the chemical is toxic and is to be avoided.
|Silicones||Chemically-derived from silica, their unique fluid properties give them a great deal of slip. Silicones remain on the surface of the skin keeping in moisture, along with other ingredients such as sebum, dirt and bacteria that may already be on the skin. As a result, the skin cannot breathe properly, in some cases being the cause for acne.|
|Siloxanes||Silicon-based compounds used in cosmetics as softeners, soothers, and moisteners. The Food and Drug Administration has warned that the chemical is toxic and is to be avoided.|
|Sulphates||Chemically-derived ingredients commonly used in personal care products as emulsifiers.|
|Talc||Also known as Talcum Powder, it is commonly used in cos- metics as an anti-caking agent and a moisture absorbant. It can irritate the skin if applied on the face too often.|
|Triclosans||Chemically derived antimicrobial ingredient commonly used in personal care products.|