We all love to make our own beauty products at home, which the thought that if we make them out of our own ingredients, they won’t be harmful. And guess what? You are absolutely right! We have stumbled upon a great homemade, toxic-free shampoo recipe that is guaranteed to satisfy.
If you have had enough of the chemicals that are in your shampoo, you are not the only one. Most women are fed up with it as well. Although they may have an amazing aroma to them, they are nonetheless toxic in nature. This is why we love natural and homemade things so much. At least you know what is going inside of the bottle.
Most of the shampoos used in modern day consist of unsafe elements that can do harm to the scalp and hair. It is even funny that most of the commercials and ads about these products guarantee shiner and healthier hair, when at the end you are left with damaged hair.
It is no wonder that they damage not only our hair and scalp, but influence our health as well. Imagine the effects the chemicals in the shampoo have, since the scalp permits molecules to enter your skin. What is even worse is the fact that they can do damage to other organs in your body as well. This is the damage they do to your health.
We can summarize the ingredients that the damaging shampoos consist of that experts repute as dangerous to our health:
- Sodium lauryl sulfate – SLS
This is a cheap detergent that can also be found in other products such as shaving cream and toothpaste. Image the harm this can do. It has been proved that SLS can immediately enter your organs through the bloodstream, in organs like the brain, kidneys and heart.
- Sodium laureth Sulfate – SLES
The difference between SLS and SLES is that SLES is contaminated with 1,4 dioxane. This has been proven to damage the kidneys and trigger cancer. The worst part is that it stays in your body for years, since your liver cannot metabolize carcinogen.