1,4-Dioxane, Cancer & Cosmetics
Dioxane, Cancer and Cosmetics
1,4-dioxane is a cancer causing chemical linked to organ toxicity and may be found in up to 25,000 (22%) of commercial skincare products such as shampoo and soaps. Stay pure, stay 100% organic.
To read more about the dangers of commercial comsetics and skincare poducts and the harmful ingredients they contain please read this article; cancer causing chemicals are you harming yourself?
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