Some toxins and chemicals in your shaving creams, include phthalates which can disrupt the functioning of hormones, traces of phthalate that are found in human urine are associated with obesity and insulin resistance in men because they inhibit testosterone function.
About 80% of people are exposed to this type of toxin in their hygiene products.
This effects MEN and WOMEN in both our shaving creams.
- Synthetic fragrances have cancer causing agents and there are ways to make things smell awesome naturally. Its not worth it.
- Also something called triethanolamine, this is made when you take two known toxins, create a reaction between them. It is a skin and respiratory toxicant. What’s more, animal studies have also shown that it can cause bladder and liver cancer, as well as cell mutation in testicles.
- Others include parabens, which increase the risk of breast cancer in women, and sodium lauryl sulfate, which is toxic to organs. Parabens are unquestionably the most commonly used preservatives in the cosmetics industry.
They’re in just about everything you might use, as they prevent mold, fungus and parasites from sprouting and growing in your products. The problem is that they can be absorbed through the skin, and have often been found in breast cancer tumors. Here are some you might see on your ingredient list:
- methylparaben (most common)
Make your own or buy a natural brand with natural ingredients made from the earth! There is a recipe of the DIY Recipe page you can look into and make them yourself. Lathering Shaving Bar– Made from organic Shea butter and almond oil, and lots of other yummy butters, it is great for your skin and leaves it SO smooth and soft! No toxins needed! This shaving bar has a thick, creamy and foaming lather so it is great for mens faces and women’s legs alike.