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Category Archives: Amal’s Get Fabulously Green Campaign

Avoid (PPD) which goes by the name paraphenylenediamine- 1,4- diaminobenzene or 1,4 phenylenediamine. Found in permanent hair dyes, it has been tied to increase in bladder cancer in long term frequent users

Another ingredient to avoid includes petroleum. It comes from the nonrenewable crude oil, kind of like tanking up at the pump. It's not breathable. Mineral oil is also petroleum-derived so say no to hair grease, Vaseline, and baby oil. Furthermore, it makes your skin drier and causes a nasty build up in your hair

Another beauty ingredient to avoid is parabens (including methyl-, ethyl-). Even if the ingredient is not listed on the bottle, it is in "fragrant" and "non-fragrant" products. The ingredient has been found to mimic female hormones and found in breast tumors. Furthermore, it has been found in the bloodstream hours after paraben containing creams are applied

Another beauty ingredient to avoid is parabens (including methyl-, ethyl-). Even if the ingredient is not listed on the bottle, it is in "fragrant" and "non-fragrant" products. The ingredient has been found to mimic female hormones and found in breast tumors. Furthermore, it has been found in the bloodstream hours after paraben containing creams are applied

Get Gorgeously Green: Here is another beauty ingredient to avoid. It is formaldehyde. You might not see the chemical listed in ingredients like the Brazilian Blowout "non-formaldehyde formula." Nevertheless, it is a toxin found in imidazolidnyl urea, DMDM hydantoin, and quaternium-15. When the chemical is wet, it evaporates into the air. Protect yourself and your stylits by singing " no, no, no" to the Brazilian Blowout.