How Often Should You Wash Your Face?
You are probably aware that conventional personal care products contain many harmful chemicals. The cosmetic industry is an unregulated body and can use any raw material or ingredient it deems fit. The FDA has banned only 11 ingredients while there are 1,328 ingredients forbidden in Europe.
Many conventional brands focus more on cutting cost and choose the cheapest
ingredients like synthetic fragrances and cheap chemical fillers to manufacture products, in reality they can harm your skin. Whatever we apply on our skin, 60% goes directly into our body without being filtered. There are other reasons why you should avoid washing your face frequently.
Face wash usually contains 3 main ingredients; sodium lauryl sulfate, fragrance, and parabens.
– Sodium lauryl sulfate makes it foam and is responsible for stripping your skin, it’s contaminated with 1.4- dioxane, according to EPA it’s a probable human carcinogen.