Big-name and conventional soap and skincare products often have synthetic ingredients that can have negative effects on the environment. These ingredients are often petroleum-based and often harmful to the environment during production, use, and disposal. Scientific studies suggest that some of these ingredients can cause irritation, allergic reactions, and other health problems.
One of the most common ingredients found in conventional soap and skincare products is sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS). SLS is a synthetic surfactant that is used to create lather and suds. Often SLS is irritating of the skin and eyes, and it has been linked to causing a number of health problems including hormone disruptions in both men and women, as well as cancer.
Parabens are another common synthetic ingredient that are used in many personal care products as a preservative. Like SLS, parabens have been linked to hormone disruption, skin irradiation, and cancers. Parabens have also been found in water sources, which can harm aquatic life. One study even found that parabens causes liver damage in fish.
Conventional soap and skincare products also often contain synthetic fragrances. These fake fragrances are often made up of dozens of chemicals – and companies are not required to disclose the specific ingredients that make up their fragrances. This means that you can be exposed to a range of harmful chemicals without even knowing it or having access to the information that would let you know that you are.
When synthetic ingredients are washed down the drain, they end up in our water sources. When they get into our water sources they are then able to harm aquatic life and contribute to pollution. If that is not bad enough, the production of synthetic ingredients often involves the use of non-renewable resources which can have horrible effects on the Earth’s climate regulation.
Using all-natural soap and skincare products can help reduce your exposure to synthetic ingredients and their negative effects on your health and the environment around you. You need to be looking for products that are free from SLS, parabens, and synthetic fragrances. Opt for products that are using natural fragrances and plant-based ingredients instead.
The impact of synthetic ingredients used by big-name conventional soap and skincare brands cannot be ignored because it is actively harming the health of the human family and the world. By choosing all-natural soap and skincare products, we can reduce our exposure to these harmful ingredients and protect both ourselves and the environment.
Using LadyBird Essentials’ all-natural soap, skincare, and home products is not only a great way to avoid synthetic ingredients but to also support a company that prioritizes the health of you, your family, and the environment.
Here at LadyBird, we are committed to using only high-quality, all-natural ingredients that are safe for both you and the environment. You can feel good knowing that you are making a positive impact both on your health and the environment. Our all-natural, plant-based products are formulated with your well-being in mind, without sacrificing quality or effectiveness.