Dangerous Ingredients You Should Avoid
Learn what earth-friendly buzz words to look for in your skin care, hair care and makeup ... and which harmful ingredients you should avoid on your beauty product labels
Avoid: Dibutyl Phthalate or DBP, Toulene, FormaldehydeLook for nail polishes that are free of Dibutyl Phthalate or DBP, a reproductive toxin that is banned in Europe because of its links to birth defects, Toulene, which affects the central nervous system and can cause headaches and Formaldehyde, a known carcinogen that's also responsible for staining your nails yellow. Even popular brands like OPI and Sally Hansen are now "big three-free." If your favorite nail salon is still using toxic polish, just remember to BYOB!
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