childrens skin care
- October 23, 2022
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There is a lot of controversy around the claims that childrens skin care is harmful, but for the most part, it is. The main reason is because the ingredients in skin care products are not tested on animals.
This is something that is widely known, but I would suggest that you read the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) full review before you go out and get a new bottle of baby formula. In the CPSC study, they say that some of the products tested (such as Aveeno’s Nuvital and the company’s own Babycare line) contain ingredients that are potentially dangerous because they come into contact with animal skin.
The fact is that there is a lot of misinformation out there about how animal testing and cosmetics work. The truth is that human skin is not like animal skin. We have our own unique DNA that is very different from our animal kin. Our skin is not made up of the same cells so we don’t need the same ingredients that are in animal skin. The only thing that is the same is our DNA and what’s in our bodies.
I was recently in a pet store and saw some skin care products that were all labeled as “animal tested and cruelty free.” After purchasing and reading the ingredients, I was curious what they were. I thought it would be fun to test them. What I found surprised me.
So first of all, the ingredients are not animal tested and cruelty free since the majority are not animal tested at all. That’s right…no animals at all. Next, the products contain ingredients that may or may not be harmful to us. In fact, one of the ingredients is “Amino Acids.” This is a compound that is actually part of our DNA, which is something that most of us were not exposed to as infants in the womb.
This is a common ingredient in many products, but it is not harmful to us. Why would it be harmful, you ask? Well, it is toxic, especially to our internal organs, especially the liver. However, since I had a lot of skin before getting older, I actually wasn’t too harmed by this ingredient. Next up, the products contain several different types of cleansers that have the same ingredients and can be used on all skin types.
Yes, many of these are actually more harmful to our skin than the harmful ingredients are to us. However, I found that when I tried some new homemade cleanser with the ingredients listed that I had no problem with my skin. When I use a new product with the ingredients listed, I always have to use an oil-based cleanser, which I found I prefer over water-based.
There are several skin-care products, such as the ones above, that have the exact ingredients listed on their packaging but are actually full of harmful ingredients. I used a lot of the cleansers at my dermatologist’s office today so I can say for certain that they can cause serious skin irritation. The main problem seems to be that the cleansers have so much water in them that they can’t easily penetrate the pores.
This is a big problem because the oils that you’ll typically use to clean skin can cause irritation and damage. The oil in the cleansers will then turn into a toxic byproduct when the water evaporates. To avoid this, you’ll need to use the cleanser in a shower or tub and let it soak for at least 20 minutes before using it.
The best way to remove the products is to use a facial cleanser. Youll then be able to use a little bit of moisturizer on the skin underneath, and it wont dry out as quickly. For more information on skin care, click here.