Tag Archives: sulphate

Sodium Coco Sulphate vs. Sodium LaurylSulphate 

I have already posted on sulphates once (previous post) so I won’t go into crazy detail about how sulphates aren’t dangerous.  Yes, that’s right.  Despite the bad reputation they are nothing scarier than an irritant and an allergen.  So, if you aren’t bothered by the harsh stripping qualities of sodium lauryl sulphate, don’t you worry and keep on truckin’!  For those of you looking for a ‘cleaner’ alternative, don’t go looking for sodium coco sulphate.  It ain’t much better. Continue reading Sodium Coco Sulphate vs. Sodium LaurylSulphate 

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Parabens, Sulphates and Phthalates. Oh my!

Ah the power of media.  One little report comes out saying that a chemical, by product or synthetic dye ‘could’ be bad for you, even though the findings may be unsupported or inconclusive, and the response from the public is dramatic.  Then the suppliers have no choice but to figure out alternatives to these products to satisfy the new demand for products free of these ingredients regardless of whether their danger has been confirmed.

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