How to choose hypoallergenic shower gel

How to choose hypoallergenic shower gel

Shower gel is intended for moistening of skin and giving of cheerfulness. To all other it has to lighten the mood. Hypoallergenic shower gel is intended for sensitive skin. It differs in soft influence and the most sparing structure.

It is required to you

  • Knowledge of ingredients of hypoallergenic shower gel.


1. As a rule, when choosing shower gel it is accepted to be guided by smell. If it was pleasant, means it is possible to buy. However as a part of shower gel there are many components which directly affect health. And if you have sensitive skin, hypoallergenic shower gel is necessary for you. Such gel does not contain parabens and silicones. Parabens - the oil products which are used as preservatives. Thanks to them the cosmetic product does not spoil, and costs little. Parabens are capable to kill others cages and to destroy enzymes. Harm amplifies the fact that parabens accumulate in organism. From it hormonal balance falls and the risk of breast cancer increases.

2. Silicones are used as substances which connect various components in shower gel. Often they act as humidifiers, softeners. From constant use of means with silicone on skin the plenochka preventing penetration of nutrients deep into is formed. Also silicones collect in skin. It is possible to wash away them cosmetics with aggressive Surfactants. List of dangerous silicones: Cetearyl methicone, Cetyl Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethiconol, Stearyl Dimethicone and others. If one of names has met to you as a part of shower gel, do not buy this product.

3. Mineral oil or technical oil are harmful petrochemical product. Such substance reduces protection of skin and dehydrates it. It forms film which interferes air and to water exchange on skin. Skin cannot breathe and bring toxins out of organism together with then. Owing to frequent use of means to mineral oil there is obstruction of time that becomes the cause of pimples, allergy and other skin diseases. Though the initial effect can be very positive - smooth and well-groomed skin. Many producers use it. Petrochemical products can lead to migraine, epilepsy, arthritis and diabetes.

4. Such substances as Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) and Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES) are frequent components of shower gels. These cheap washing ingredients are poisonous and cancerogenic. They cause irritation of skin, dryness and roughness. Scientific research has proved that these substances get into brain, liver, eyes, heart, and long is not washed away from organism. Besides sulfates can leave film on skin. The same substances are used when washing floors, cars. They well degrease engines.

5. As a part of hypoallergenic shower gel there have to be only natural components: herbal extracts and oils. Most often in shower gels also other oils meet coconut, peach, palm, almond. They well nourish and moisten skin. Natural shower gels surely have mark of "Oil" or "Extract". Hypoallergenic shower gels often contain the substances calming skin: extract of calendula or camomile. In such gels there have to be neutral vitamins: E, And yes others.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team