Skincare and hormones
Are you struggling with hormone imbalance? Do you have a great skincare routine? Do you even know whats lurking in your skincare? Are you PEG free? What the heck do I mean by that? Well PEG’s are found in a majority of cosmetic products, facial cleansers, and hair products – and they are NOT GOOD!
I didn’t even know that PEG’s really existed until recently – so what does PEG stand for? It stands for Polyethylene Glycol – yummy right?
But this particular product “isn’t a single ingredient but a class of ethylene glycol polymers that moisturize, keep products stable, and enhance the penetration of other ingredients, both good and bad. PEGs are typically followed by a number correlating to how many units of ethylene glycol they comprise, in the form of say PEG-4 or PEG-100; the lower the number, the more easily the compound is absorbed into the skin” According to treehugger.com [Read more…]