Components not contained in our cosmetics?

1,2-Dioxaneparabens in dead sea cosmetics

(ethoxylated alcohols, 1,4-dioxane, polysorbates, and laureths). Sometimes
used in shampoos, conditioners, purifying facial lotions, creams,
soaps and different household detergents. Easily penetrates the body both
through skin and respiratory ways. Potent carcinogen. Causes nasal septum
cancer, destroys liver.

Albumin

Is used as an anti-wrinkle product. When drying, the formula containing bovine serum albumin covers wrinkles with a film, which makes them less visible. Adversely affects skin.

Butylphenyl methylpropional

Fragrance component — is added to beauty products to camouflagea peculiar fragrance of raw materials that don’t have a very delicate scent at times, to add a discreet delicate odor to an article, dash its «naturalness»

and bring about nice sensations when using the product.

Butylated Hydroxianisole (BHA)

components in dead sea cosmetics

Preservative agent widely used in cosmetics and food industry. It quickly
soaks in skin and remains in tissues for a long time. Cancerigenic.

Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT)

Preservative agent widely used in cosmetics and food industry. It quickly
soaks in skin and remains in tissues for a long time. Cancerigenic.

Dimethylol Dimethol Hydantoin

See Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde

Formaldehydes (Formaldehyde, Formaldehydabspalter, etc.) bring about
quick skin aging and are potent allergens, suspected carcinogens. Two
substances from the formaldehyde family are used as preservatives in cosmetics:preservative in dead sea cosmetics
DMDM (Dimethylol Dimethol Hydantoin) and Imidazolidinyl Urea.
Toxic. Cause contact dermatitis. (OKO-Test, 06/2001, 01/2004).

Synthetic fragrances

Among flavors, there are synthetic fragrances that are cancerigenic in most
cases. They often contain animal urine or faeces. They may cause headache,
dizziness, hives, skin discoloration, violent cough and vomiting, skin
irritation. Clinical observation proves that aromas may affect the central
nervous system and cause depression, irritation, etc.

Imidazolidinyl Urea

see Formaldehyde.

Parabens

Trade name: butyl, ethyl, germa, methyl, propyl paraben. Used as preservatives in cosmetics. Cause dermatitis and allergy. May cause breast cancer.

Polyquaternium

Cancerigenic, toxic, mutagenic.

Quaternium–15

Used in cosmetics as a preservative and antimicrobial agent. Produces
a very toxic formaldehyde. Causes dermatitis.