Parabens... a cheap preservative that is not the body's friend

Parabens... a cheap preservative that is not the body's friend

Bruce Goodman
PARABENS! There’s a lot of buzz about these preservatives but- what exactly are they?

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The ugly truth about parabens

The ugly truth about parabens

Robyn Stevens

For years I’ve sent my husband out with shopping lists and called after him, “Make sure everything is paraben free!” Last night, he finally asked me, “So, I know they’re bad, but… actually... what’s a paraben?” I think many of us are in the same boat — we’ve been told to avoid parabens like the plague, but we’re not entirely sure why parabens are feared like the Darth Vader of the skin care and beauty industry. I’ve gathered some information that I think should explain why we should move away from paraben use in the industry, and why Green Leaf Naturals will never use them in our products.

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