Do you know why NATURAL is best?
It's important to educate ourselves on the potential dangers of some of the common ingredients found in products we use every day*. Below is a quick reference list...be sure to check your labels the next time you go shopping!
Parabens are believed to mimic the hormone estrogen and, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency, parabens can interfere with the function of the body's endocrine system.
Sulfates, commonly used in Shampoos, are believed to mimic the hormone estrogen and can cause severe eye damage.
Phthalates, have been shown to cause damage to the liver, kidneys, lungs, and reproductive system; phthalates are commonly used in lotions in the United States, but have been banned in European Union cosmetics.
Petrolatum, often used in moisturizing creams and oils, is derived from petroleum and is linked to potentially cancer-causing impurities; petrolatum is banned in European Union cosmetics.
Mineral oil makes up 100% of some popular baby oils; mineral oil is derived from petroleum, linked to potentially cancer-causing impurities, and known to dehydrate the skin and inhibit the production of natural oils.
At CARA B Naturally, we truly believe our children's skin and hair is naturally beautiful and should be treated as such; it does not need to be chemically altered or weighed down with synthetic products and ingredients...after all, Children Are Always Beautiful, Naturally :)