Skin Care Enemies – Part 1: How SLS Can Harm Your Baby’s Skincare Routine

Skincare News Magazine educated readers on how to protect their baby’s skin care from Sodium Lauryl Sulphate or SLS.

Sacramento, CA, November 15, 2006 --( Skin care for babies is a touchy subject and the utmost care should always be taken when it comes to buying skincare products for your little one.’s latest article, “Skincare Risk: Sodium Lauryl Sulphate” sheds light on this important topic that all parents should be aware of.

If you’ve never head of Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, or SLS for short, the article makes sure readers have a sound understanding: 

Chances are that you have never considered this, as skincare products advertised as being "for baby" leads us to believe that they are always non-toxic and safe for the youngest of children. Found in soaps and other personal skincare products, SLS is used commercially to clean floors and is also used as a car wash and engine degreaser. So why in the world would this product be in our babies' skin care?

This information may seem like a shock to many, as the use of SLS is in products that you may not even be aware of when it comes to what you buy for your baby: 

SLS is potentially the most harmful ingredient in baby skincare products. It extends beyond skincare as well, being found even in toothpastes and mouthwash. Regarding skin care products, it is found in baby shampoo, conditioner, bubble bath, soaps, wet wipes, and many other things.

However, there are ways you can protect your baby’s skin by following the article’s suggestions: 

When buying products, especially for baby, consider going the natural route. It may be a little more costly, but natural and organic skin care items tend to not have these ingredients and it can be a lifesaver for your child.

According to skin care expert, Lorenzo Davidson, the information he found on SLS was too great of a danger to not cover in an article. “I didn’t want to scare people, especially parents, but the effects of this chemical in baby products was so shocking to me, that I knew people had to know about this as soon as possible. Hopefully my article will help parents learn how to make smarter decisions when it comes to what they put in contact with their kids.” covers all skincare and beauty topics from head to toe. Check out these latest articles that also mention ethnicity and skincare:

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