Imidazolidinyl Urea and Diazolidinyl Urea:
Known to cause dermatitis.
Parabens – there are different Parabens but all end in Paraben (ex, ethylparaben). At the least they are irritants, but some are toxic. You will find them in most skin care products and are used as a preservative.
Stearelkonium chlorideToxin and irritant.
Sodium Laurel Sulfate/Sodium Laureth Sulfate
An allergen, irritant and some concern over toxicity.
Petrolatum-Petroleum jelly There is evidence that supports the use of this positively and evidence that indicates that this actually leaches moisture from your skin. I will take a neutral stance on that, but ask… at the end of the day is a petroleum product the BEST thing you feel you can put on your skin? No. Than why do it.
Phthalates (Dibutyl and Diethyl):
An ingredient typically used in hair spray, nail polish and some fragrances as a plasticizers providing flexibility. Considered high hazard on Skin Deep for it’s various potential health problems.
Propylene Glycol PEG and PPG
Diethanolamine, Triethanolamine (TEA, DEA):
These are irritants and possibly toxic.
PVP PVA copolymers toxic when inhaled