What are Parabens and Where are they Found?
Approximately 75 to 90 percent of standard cosmetics contain parabens; a commonly used preservative in personal care products. David Suzuki reports that parabens easily penetrate the skin and have been linked to breast cancer. The European Commission on Endocrine Disruption has parabens listed as a category 1 substances and says they are endocrine disruptors.
Parabens are also known as: Methylparaben, butylparaben, propylparaben, isobutylparaben, ethylparaben, polyparaben and isobutylparaben.
Parabens Used in Facial Moisturizing Cream
While the Mayo Clinic recommends using a facial moisturizer to keep the skin soft and smooth, some people with sensitive skin may not be able to use standard facial moisturizers. Read more…..