On March 10, The Wall Street Journal published an article citing two independent lab tests that found sodium lauryl sulfate
in The Honest Co.
Also, mice exposed to Vanicream, which contains neither mineral oil nor sodium lauryl sulfate
, developed more tumors and greater tumor volume than mice exposed to Eucerin, which contains mineral oil.
Products commonly found to contain sodium lauryl sulfate
or SLES are soaps, shampoos, bubble-baths, toothpaste, dish soap, laundry detergent, children's soaps/shampoos, body wash, shave cream, mascara, mouthwash, moisturizer/body lotion and sun block/sunscreens.
Other problematic ingredients in many conventional mouthwashes include sodium lauryl sulfate
, polysorbate, cetylpyridinium chloride and benzalkonium chloride, all which have been shown to be toxic to organisms in the aquatic environments where these chemicals end up after we spit them out.
Kiss My Face Whitening Aloe Vera Toothpaste also contains olive leaf extract, peppermint oil and Xylitol, is free of fluoride and sodium lauryl sulfate
Sharp's all natural toothpaste is made with certified organic botanicals, vegan, free of fluoride, paraben, sodium lauryl sulfate
, alcohol and is never tested on animals.
Aloe vera gel powder was mixed into a base cream (propylene glycol, sodium lauryl sulfate
and methylparaben), each 50 g tube containing 2.
Cognis Nutrition & Health, LaGrange, IL, has self-affirmed that its Texapon K 12 P PH--a pharmaceutical grade, sodium lauryl sulfate
(SLS) tableting agent--is GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) following consultation with a panel of independent experts.
This mineral sunscreen contains all-natural and certified-organic ingredients free of sodium lauryl sulfate
, paraben and 1-4 dioxane and gluten, earning a "1" rating, www.
It is fluoride and Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
(SLS) free and contains no glycerin, preservatives or synthetics.
Who knew that sodium lauryl sulfate
, the stuff that creates the suds when I'm washing my hair, is also creating the foam when I'm brushing my teeth?
If it contains either mineral oil or sodium lauryl sulfate
, find another one.
Sodium lauryl sulfate
has been known to become contaminated with 1,4-dioxane, considered a probable carcinogen by the U.
Triggers that can bring them on in susceptible people include fatigue, stress and injury, such as biting the inside of your mouth or ill-fitting dentures, as well as irritation from sodium lauryl sulfate
, a common ingredient in toothpaste, and, possibly, nutrient insufficiencies.
Pearlman created a formula out of nontoxic ingredients (stearyl alcohol, propylene glycol, sodium lauryl sulfate
, cetyl alcohol, and water, among others) that basically "shrink-wraps" lice when it dries on the hair, completely blocking their breathing holes, or spiracles.