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Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) and Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES)

I don’t know about you but I am always suspicious of unpronounceable chemical names on labels. These 2 in particular are notorious and controversial as you will come across many sites saying that they cause no harm ( mainly personal hygiene product companies and others with a vested interest) and others vilifying them ( mostly bloggers ). 1,187 more words

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Hair Products for Black Women Go Green

African American women looking for an eco-friendly alternative to harsh chemicals to straighten their hair, might have a new option. Natural Hair Care Oasis Green-Wonders. The hair line, which was created by a former employee of the maker of Ultra Sheen products, offers a natural organic, non-toxic, chemical-free straightener for black hair. 548 more words

SLS vs. SLES

What is SLS/ SLES exactly?

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) and Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES) are surfactants and are added to products to increase the foaming action when the product used. 192 more words

Toxic Toothpaste

Triclosan and Sodium Laureth Sulfate are two chemicals commonly found in toothpaste that should be avoided. Triclosan is a synthetic antimicrobial chemical designed to kill germs that have been linked to hormone disruption and an increased risk of breast cancer. 19 more words

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