How are they toxic though?
From DH >
'Sodium laurel sulphate is a standard surfactant used in many products but have fallen out of favour with personal/body products as it has irritant issues with some people. Sodium laurel ether sulphate is more favoured but that can also cause some irritation for some people. Apparently it's in the vast majority of body washes, shampoos etc. Anything with lower irritant levels is apparently more specialised lines.'
(creative spelling ^^ my own)
DH is an Industrial Chemist with 20+ years experience specliasing somewhat in cleaning products. He is the person who ensures products are blended and made to specifications. (My lotion and potion man!!) In his current and previous roles he has been responsible for production of products such as body washes, shampoos, various creams and similar items.
Thanks Bee. Does that make it toxic though? Genuinely not being argumentative just trying to understand. I consider toxic making someone really sick, not irritating the skin. Is it a toxin or is it just a foaming additive that happens to irritate some people's skin?
DH got me this foot pack for xmas and it said no parabens. Are they so bad too?
Last edited by Fiery; 07-01-2015 at 12:21.
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