Many personal care products today are marketed using the claim “alcohol-free”.
Tetrasodium Edta is derived from sodium salts. It is a synthetic amino acid and is used as a chelating agent. The Greek root of the word chelate is chele which means “to claw”. The root of the word creates a great visual image of what Edta does as a chelating agent. Edta “claws” or “binds” [...]
Phenoxyethynol is created by treating phenol with ethylene oxide in an alkaline medium. Each ingredient individually does not sound great, but when they react it creates a safe and effective preservative. Individually many chemicals may harm you, but together they create a beneficial product. For instance, lye alone is extremely dangerous, but after it reacts [...]