Many associations and individuals claim that cosmetics are not safe. These people have lost confidence and think cosmetics are dangerous; they believe many cosmetic ingredients are “toxic”.
In chemical terms (i.e., the terms relevant to the usage in question), purity is best expressed as a percentage as, otherwise (using only the single word “pure”), the implication is that the ingredient is 100% pure, which is virtually impossible.
Natural ingredients and products are getting much interest recently.
Soap, at its most basic chemical level, is a salt. The head of a soap molecule is attracted to dirt, and its tail repels dirt. That’s why it cleans!
As many of us know, when we pick up a bottle of perfume or a personal care product, a breakdown of ingredients are not divulged except for the alcohol that is found in most perfumes for dispersing the blend of scents.
If you look to the Internet for information about beauty products, you’ll quickly become overwhelmed with articles about how all-natural ingredients are superior and for your hair and skin and synthetic ingredients are sending you to an early grave.
For thousands of years, people have safely enjoyed fragrance in their daily lives. We have come a long way since the Ancient Egyptians used scents in their rituals and ceremonies.
Synthetic preservatives have been getting slammed lately and the negative press has forced me to take a closer look at going natural.