August 30, 2016
Fact about Petroleum effect in your beauty routine

There’s always a debate on ingredient safety pretty much in every industry out there, but facts are facts and there is no way around them. Here are the facts on petroleum effect and mineral oil safety to settle this debate once and for all. Despite their popularity for several decades, mineral oil and petroleum are by far one of the worst offenders when it comes to ingredient safety. 

petroleum skin care products effect

Petroleum is extracted from the earth and then processed into petrochemicals. According to a study by the Korean Research Institute of Chemical Technology, “petrochemicals in most soaps and detergents can be absorbed through the scalp and skin and, over time, accumulate in the organs and tissues. This accumulation may result in brain, nerve, and liver damage”. After reading this, you will not want to get caught using any product that contains such offensive ingredients. Oh and check out the following list of ingredients to look out for. It contains pretty much every common name used for mineral oil and petroleum. DON’T get caught applying them by mistake! Follow these simple rules and your skin will love you for years to come. ASDM Beverly Hills is a petroleum and mineral oil free company. We do not include these harmful ingredients in any of our products. Rest assured that your skin is in good hands.

Avoid:

  • Ethylparaben
  • Polyethylene Glycolic (PEG)
  • Sodium Laureth Sulfate
  • Polysorbates
  • Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
  • Ethanol
  • Ethyhexylglycerin
  • Acrylic Acid
  • Polyester
  • Propylparaben
  • Phenoxyethanol
  • Propylene Glycol
  • Polyisobutene
  • Methyl Paraben
  • Paraffin
  • Mineral Oil
  • Petrolatum
  • Methicone, Dimethicone, Siloxanes
  • Imidazolidinyl urea and diazolidinyl urea
  • Oxybenzone
  • Avobenzene
  • Benzyl Alcohol
  • Benzoyl Peroxide
  • Sodium Benzoate

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