12 ingredients to avoid in beauty products

Updated: Jan 19


Hey there!

I cleaned up my beauty products a couple years ago when I was first starting cosmetology school. Now that I’ve been licensed for a few years, I’ve learned lots and here are my top 12 ingredients to avoid in your beauty products.

We have lots of toxins in our environment that we cannot avoid. Since we can’t change everything around us, we can start by watching what we put in and on our body.


There is a VERY common theme between all of these ingredients.

First they are carcinogenic, meaning cancer causing. And we ALL want to stay away from that!

Second they are endocrine disruptors. Meaning that may interfere with the body’s endocrine system and produce adverse developmental, reproductive, neurological, and immune effects. Read more here

Your endocrine system controls a LOT of functions in the body. You can read more about It here.