I found this so interesting i had to reblog it. Everyone needs to know this! Next time i’m out shopping i’m looking at the labels!
Last Friday, I purchased The Body Shop’s Rainforest Radiance Shampoo and Conditioner. Before buying them I did my research and I found that sulphate is a strong cleaning chemical which is used in many industrial products, such as car shampoo, engine degreaser and floor cleaners. Ew. It’s also completely synthetic and is usually in the form of Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS). It is what causes your shampoo to lather and go all bubbly. Because it is a harsh synthetic compound it strips out hair colour, can irritate the skin, leaves the scalp dry, can cause hair breakage, causes frizziness and can cause hair to go grey earlier! So really, why would you want to use this on your hair?
How can you tell if your shampoo contains sulphates? It’s simple, all you need to do is check the ingredients! Generally, the second ingredient on the list is a sulfate…
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