An alternative to SLS is sodium laureth sulfate
(or sodium lauryl ether sulfate, also known as SLES), which exhibits foaming attributes but is less likely than SLS to cause irritation.
The new report has an accompanying toothpaste brand scorecard in which the group flags ingredients to be avoided such as synthetic preservatives like sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate, surfactants like sodium laureth sulfate
, which may contain a toxic, cancer-causing contaminant, and artificial flavors and colors bed to behavioral problems in children.
The supplier also noted that, as with all of the JASON antiperspirants, the new dry spray deodorants do not contain aluminum and are free of parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrances, artificial colors, petrolatum and sodium laureth sulfate
Common ethoxylated compounds include sodium laureth sulfate
and polyethylene glycol (often listed as PEG).
Where there are bubbles, there's usually sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) or sodium laureth sulfate
(SLES), two harsh surfactants that are known eye and skin irritants.
Shampoos are Sodium Laureth Sulfate
free, and products are dermatologist recommended and paraben free.
Sodium lauryl sulfate and sodium laureth sulfate
are two most common ingredients found in baby and kids' formulas, and these are highly irritating to the skin," warns Daniel.
better household products have no artificial dyes or fragrances, sodium lauryl sulfate/ sodium laureth sulfate
(SLS/ SLES), parabens or toxic ingredients.
The hair expert advises clients to make sure their shampoo is free of Sodium Laureth Sulfate
as this chemical strips the hair of keratin, which gives hair its strength.
Most shampoos contain sodium laureth sulfate
, a USFDA (United States Food and Drug Administration) recommended foaming agent that generates lather.
I spent several hours reading up on sodium lauryl sulfate - a salt-derived compound - before I realized that the compound flagged in a book I'd been reading was actually sodium laureth sulfate
, a rejiggered version of the original with petrochemical additions to make it less irritating.