Make sure to avoid these beauty ingredients
Parabens are a type of preservative. They’ve been linked to hormone disruption, and there is some research to suggest they could be linked to other health concerns. While most cosmetics usually use very small amounts, it may be best to look for products with ‘paraben free’ on the label.
Formaldehyde is a common ingredient in certain beauty products, although it might be hidden under a different name. Research has classed this ingredient as a known carcinogen, so it’s always best to avoid it where possible.
While palm oil isn’t necessarily bad for your skin, it isn’t great for the environment. This versatile oil is a major driver of deforestation, destroying the habitats of endangered species. Plus, destroying forests contributes to climate change. Look for products that promise to be palm oil-free (or made from a sustainable source).