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Ingredients to Avoid

Phenoxyethanol

Often used as a substitute for parabens, phenoxyethanol is a popular preservative choice for natural beauty products.

We avoid this preservative as it can be a trigger for condition such as eczema and contact dermatitis – it also brings our founder Sarah out in a rash!

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Petrochemicals

Petrochemicals are ingredients derived from petroleum.

The beauty industry uses over one hundred of these chemicals, often as preservatives, bases for synthetic fragrances, emollients and to keep products moist for longer - think of a pack of facial wipes! 

Some common petrochemicals, like Propylene Glycol, can cause skin irritation and have been linked to inflammatory conditions such as...

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Petrochemicals

Petrochemicals are ingredients derived from petroleum.

The beauty industry uses over one hundred of these chemicals, often as preservatives, bases for synthetic fragrances, emollients and to keep products moist for longer - think of a pack of facial wipes! 

Some common petrochemicals, like Propylene Glycol, can cause skin irritation and have been linked to inflammatory conditions such as...

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Parabens

Parabens are a common form of preservative used in many cosmetic and pharmaceutical products. 

There’s been a lot of controversy over the safety of them in recent years, so we take a precautionary approach and avoid them altogether.

This includes so called ‘natural parabens’, such as Japanese Honeysuckle. These ingredients contain parahydroxy benzoic acid, a natural compound on which parabens...

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Parabens

Parabens are a common form of preservative used in many cosmetic and pharmaceutical products. 

There’s been a lot of controversy over the safety of them in recent years, so we take a precautionary approach and avoid them altogether.

This includes so called ‘natural parabens’, such as Japanese Honeysuckle. These ingredients contain parahydroxy benzoic acid, a natural compound on which parabens...

Read more →