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The Skin Care "Dirty Dozen*"

DON'T use products that contain 12 petroleum derived chemicals that studies have shown to have serious health impacts.

  • Antibacterials
  • Coal tar colors FD&C Blue 1, Green
  • 3Diethanolamine (DEA)
  • 1,4- dioxane (present in sodium laureth sulfate and other – “eth” ingredients).
  • Formaldehyde (from urea based and quarternium preservatives
  • Fragrance
  • Hydroquinone
  • Mercury and lead
  • Nanoparticles
  • Parabens (methyl, ethyl, propyl, butyl,isobutyl).
  • Petroleum distillates
  • Phenylenediamine


  • Buy from companies that have signed the compact for safe cosmetics.
  • Choose products in recycled-content and /or recyclable packaging.
  • Buy organic products whenever possible
  • Feed your beauty… get the necessary nutrition for good looking skin

.*Excerpt from Green Guide

DO Have your nutrients checked at Wellness Evolution. Spectracell Laboratories’ Functional Intracellular Analysis will help us to help your identify your unique, specific nutrient deficiencies.  Our Naturopaths will review your results with you and will help you select the EXACT nutrients that your body needs for optimal function and beauty.

DO Consult with our Aesthetician to learn about how our Organic facials and skin care products can improve your beauty and your health!

For a complete list, see www.safecosmetics.org