What Are Sulfates & Parabens And Why Should We Avoid it?

What Are Sulfates & Parabens And Why Should We Avoid it?

What are Sulfates?
Sulfates are chemicals used as cleansing agents. They are found in household cleaners, detergents, and even shampoos. Two main types of Sulfates are used in cleansing products: Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) and Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES).

Why are Sulfates bad for You?

The biggest issue with sulphates is that they strip the skin of its natural oils which causes dry skin, irritation, and allergic reactions. It can also be very irritating to the eyes. It may cause inflammatory skin reactions such as itchy skin and scalp, eczema, and dermatitis.

What are Parabens?
Parabens are a type of preservative, used to prolong shelf life in many health and beauty products by preventing the growth of mould and bacteria within them.

Why are Parabens bad for you?
Parabens are believed to disrupt hormone function by mimicking oestrogen. Too much oestrogen can trigger an increase in breast cell division and growth of tumours, which is why paraben use has been linked to breast cancer and reproductive issues.

Is Joi Natural Shower Gel Sulfates & Paraben Free?

Yes! Joi Natural Shower Gel is Sulphate & Paraben free. At Joi, we decided at the very beginning of our business that we will create products with natural ingredients only.

Joi Natural Shower Gel uses plant-based foaming agents that are gentle on the skin. These gentle foaming agents clean your skin without drying out the skin or stripping it of its vital nutrients. It is also tear free and suitable for your babies too.

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