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Dangerous Products Found in Anti Aging Cream


There are numerous anti aging cream in the market all promising wonderful, unbelievable results. The advertisements for the anti aging products are so convincing that millions of men and women around the world are buying them regularly to remove wrinkles and other blemishes to defy age and look young and good.


Many of these creams, gels and lotions also claim to be fully naturally made of only natural ingredients, but very often most of the skin care products contain many toxic and harmful ingredients that can cause serious side effects to the skin and body.

It is therefore important to know about the ingredients and know if they will cause any side effects. Many well written articles on online websites give information needed to know about the various ingredients in skin care products and their effects.

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) is one of the most common chemical found in anti aging cream. If you are looking for a good cream to remove your wrinkles you must avoid the creams that have this chemical. This ingredient found in over 90% of the skin care products not only easily penetrates the skin but also makes it possible for many other chemicals to enter the skin pores. The harmful chemicals reduce the moisture in the skin causing dryness. Acrylamide a chemical very commonly found in face creams has been linked to mammary tumors. •Propylene glycol (PEG), yet another chemical found in anti aging cream inhibits the growth of skin cells and causes skin irritation. It can also cause severe kidney and liver problems and is carcinogenic.


The skin very easily absorbs the phenol carbolic acid that causes paralysis, convulsion, circulatory collapse and even coma found in numerous lotions.

Toluene found in synthetic fragrances is obtained from petroleum and affects the developing fetus when the skin care products containing it is used by pregnant woman. Alcohol removes the moisture from the skin making it easily affected by molds, bacteria and viruses. Methanol, Benzyl alcohol, SD alcohol, Ethanol Ethyl alcohol, and Isopropyl found in anti aging cream are a few types of alcohol that quicken premature aging promote dark spots as well.

Many potential carcinogenic ingredients are used in anti aging cream skin care products as they balance the pH of the skin. A few other harmful ingredients that should not be present in your anti aging cream are Nitrosamines Padimate-O and Triclosan. If you find any of these chemicals in your skin care products then it is best to avoid buying it.

When you buy a product to remove discoloration, pigmentation and other damages to you face it is important that you spend a few minutes studying the ingredients to know if they can cause mood swings, behavioral changes, diabetes etc.

Tips and Comments

Even if words like ‘safe and natural’ or ‘hundred percent natural’, are printed on the anti aging cream labels, it is important that you check the ingredients. The only way to know the best anti aging cream is by reading as many articles you can and also read reviews, blogs, testimonials, and posts made in different social networking sites.

By Sia Attavar, published at 03/18/2012
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