Soap without Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and Parabens
Ordinary liquid or solid soap is another skin care product that often contains a lot of chemical substances. In this article we look at SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate) and Parabens in particular and give you a list of paraben and sls free soap products.
What is SLS doing in Soap?
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate is a foaming agent but also a surfactant. That means it is also a chemical substance that reduces the surface tension in water. In terms of soap this characteristic is used to break up the natural oils on your skin and make it easier to wash and clean the skin. However, SLS is a harsh chemical for your skin and can therefore cause skin irritations.
What are parabens doing in soap?
Parabens are a common preservative found in lotions, shampoos, body wash and many cosmetics. So as they avoid bacteria to develop in liquids they are mainly found in liquid soaps.
Parabens are endocrine disruptive chemicals that can influence the human hormonal system. Some Parabens have already be banned in Denmark for the use in cosmetic products for Children under 3 years old.
You can easily identify them on the list of ingredients as Butylparaben, Propylparaben, Ethylparaben or Methylparaben. Sometimes their chemical names are used such as Butyl Hydroxybenzoate or Propyl Hydroxybenzoate. In the EU e.g. Butylparaben and Propylparaben are already on the danger list.
Liquid Soap without Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) and Parabens
- Foxbrim Perfect Natural Soap
- Kiss My Face Moisture Liquid Hand Soaps
- Puracy Natural Liquid Hand Soaps
- A La Maison de Provence Liquid Soaps
- Herbal Choice Mari Liquid Hand Wash
- Beesential Foaming Hand Soap
- Live Clean Exotic Nectar Argan Oil Liquid Hand Soap
- Yes To Liquid Hand Soaps
- Clearly Natural Liquid Hand Soaps
Solid Soap bars without SLS
- Power Clean Soap Bars
- Dr. Squatch The Naturally Fresh Scented Bar Soap for Men
- Duke Cannon Men’s Bar Soap
- Soapwalla Soap Bars
- A la maison soap bars
- Kiss my Face Soap Bars
- PremaTouch Coconut Oil Soap Bars
- The Soap Haven Handmade Goat Milk and Honey Soap
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