Do you give much thought to the body wash that you have in your shower? Do you often just grab whatever is on sale and under $5? Well, it’s time to start thinking differently about your body wash and my Activated Charcoal & Peppermint Body Wash is all that needs to be on your mind.
Many popular and low cost body washes contain ingredients that are better left off your skin. The most common of these is Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS) and is a synthetic surfactant which provides the soapy suds as you wash. Similar variations of SLS are Sodium Laureth Sulphate (SLES) and Ammonium Lauryl Sulphate (ALS). These surfactants are inexpensive and that's why they are used in everything from body washes, to toothpaste to engine degreasers. These sulphates can cause irritation to the skin in high doses over prolonged periods, so take a squiz at your body wash and if you see one of these ingredients listed then it might be time to part ways with this product.
Phenoxyethanol is also a popular preservative in skincare. Many companies claim that this is a natural preservative, however it is known as a nature identical preservative where it has been made synthetically to mimic the structure of a naturally occurring substance, in this case green tea.
It is also common for body washes to contain artificial colouring and fragrance. These ingredients are often made synthetically and can contribute to skin irritation.
With my Activated Charcoal & Peppermint Body Wash, you don’t have to worry about any of these nasties as I contain no SLS, no parabens, no synthetic colours/fragrances/preservatives, no nature identical, no Cocamide DEA & no EDTA. Made with natural coconut derived surfactants (decyl glucoside and coco-glucoside), aloe vera and botanical extracts, you'll soap up nicely and get an all over clean. Enriched with detoxifying activated charcoal powder and peppermint essential oil, I'll go on black and wash off to leave a faint peppermint fresh feeling. Activated charcoal powder is derived from coconut shell and has been used for centuries as a natural detoxifier for poisoning, water purification and absorbing toxins. The activated charcoal powder in my body wash will help to absorb any bacteria or dirt from the skin as you cleanse.
So if you’re ready to upgrade your body wash game to a natural, vegan and cruelty free alternative that detoxifies and refreshes your skin, then look no further. Click here to see more about my Activated Charcoal & Peppermint Body Wash.