“Say that again and I’ll wash your mouth out with soap!” Did you ever get this threat from your parents as a kid if you used foul language? The irony is, you’re likely already washing your mouth out with soap on a twice daily basis.
How is that possible? A compound called SLS, or sodium lauryl sulfate, lurks in not just your toothpaste, but almost all products coming into contact with your skin, scalp, and eyes: that includes eye makeup, hair sprays, lipsticks, sunscreen, toothpaste, laundry detergent, conditioner, perfumes, and shampoo. Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) is everywhere, and it’s not doing good things for our health.Read more: naturalsociety
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- Is This Toxic Chemical Hiding In Your Toothpaste? (naturalsociety.com)