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The Most Common Toxic Ingredients in Cosmetics


I stumbled across this infographic a little while ago.  It was posted on the Toxic Beauty Blog via Facebook.

Which Ingredients are the Good Ones, again?

There is a lot of information out there about what ingredients to avoid and which ones to use more.  I find that there’s a lot of information about it all and it can sometimes be contradictory.  This infographic is a great visual of some of the most common toxic ingredients in everyday cosmetics. (If this infographic is too small for you to read clearly, just click on it to see the bigger version).

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6 thoughts on “The Most Common Toxic Ingredients in Cosmetics

  1. Wow, good to know! I’m definitely saving this image!

  2. It’s good that you let people know what they put on there face!

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