Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Ingredients Deep Dive into my Vegan Hemp Sulfate Free Soap via EWG's Skin Deep Cosmetics Database

Today we are deep diving into the ingredients in my Hemp Vegan Soap.
In case you were wondering who EWG Skin Deep is, it is my go to resource if I have any questions about an ingredient, with the 2nd being Wikipedia. They use the power of information to protect human health and the environment. Their database gives you practical information to protect yourself and your family from everyday exposures to chemicals. They have an easy to understand rating system:
And also understand, when listing ingredients, it is done by quantity. So the first few ingredients make up most of the product, while the last few are in the smallest percentages.

Glycerin - Hazard Score Key: 2
https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/702620/GLYCERIN/

Water - Hazard Score Key: 1
https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/706945/WATER/

Sorbitol - Hazard Score Key: 1
https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/706239/SORBITOL/

Sodium Cocoate - Hazard Score Key: 1
https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/706037/SODIUM_COCOATE/

Sodium Stearate - Hazard Score Key: 1
https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/706190/SODIUM_STEARATE/

Virgin Organic Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil - Hazard Score Key: 2
https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/701045/CANNABIS_SATIVA_(HEMP)_SEED_OIL/

Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil - Hazard Score Key: 1
https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/702679/GLYCINE_SOJA_(SOYBEAN)_OIL/

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil - Hazard Score Key: 1
https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/707096/PRUNUS_AMYGDALUS_DULCIS_(SWEET_ALMOND)_OIL/

Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil - Hazard Score Key: 1
https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/701141/CARTHAMNUS_TINCTORIUS_(SAFFLOWER)_OIL/

Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil - Hazard Score Key: 1
https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/705966/SIMMONDSIA_CHINENSIS_(JOJOBA)_SEED_OIL/

Organic Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Extract - Hazard Score Key: 1
https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/700275/ALOE_BARBADENSIS_(ALOE_VERA)_LEAF_JUICE_EXTRACT/

Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E Acetate) - Hazard Score Key: 3
https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/706569/TOCOPHERYL_ACETATE/

I hope this helps you make good choices about your skin care. What you put on your body is as important as what you put into your body.   

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