Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Common irritating ingriedients in skincare products to avoid

LIST OF IRRITATING 
INGRIEDIENTS TO AVOID


Latest research shows that irritation and Inflammation accelarates skin's aging process .Irritation is a state of inflammation or painful reaction to allergy or cell-lining damage. It can be induce by every day environmental assaults such as unprotected sun exposure, heat e.g. (splashing the face with hot water) or by using skin-care products that contain irritating ingredients (chemicals).

Irritation and inflammation leads to impairment of skin’s immune system, which leads collagen destruction causing fine lines and wrinkling. It can also lead to a number of skin conditions, such as dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, and acne.
Following is the list of ingredients used in skin care products that can cause skin irritation .These are of greatest concern when they appear in the beginning of an ingredient list.

Sodium lauryl sulfate and TEA-lauryl sulfate (present in cleansers)
Acetone
Algae Extract
Algin
Colloidal Sulfur
Laureth 4
Ocetyl Stearate
Alcohol
Peppermint
Menthol
Cinnamon
Eucalyptus
Lime
Lemon
Fragrant essential oils
Natural or synthetic fragrance.

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