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A Guide to Chemical Free Hair Dye

Since the days of the Pharaohs in Ancient Egypt, the quest for the perfect hair coloring solution has gone on far and wide. In ancient times, those hoping to change the color of their long, flowing locks used berries, the bark of brightly-hued trees and concoctions made of different mineral compounds. The results were varied, […]

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Best Natural Deodorant

At first thought, wearing an all natural deodorant does not sound like a good idea. Because when it comes to deodorant, you can’t really skimp on effectiveness. A deodorant needs to be effective and long lasting, otherwise what’s the point? Fortunately, there are several natural brands on the market that get the job done. But […]

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Chemical Free Sunscreen Options

I’m sure by now you know about sun exposure and the damage that it can do. Too much sun exposure can cause sunburns, which are painful and embarrassing. Even worse, there’s the risk of developing skin cancer. You’re also susceptible to premature aging. The sun’s powerful rays can completely destroy collagen tissue and elastic fibers. […]

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Glowgenics Organic Baby’s Glow Review

I recently had the opportunity of reviewing a great SLS Free organic baby shampoo and body wash from a company recently introduced to me: GlowGenics. What is Organic Baby’s Glow? GlowGenics Organic Baby’s Glow is a dual purpose baby shampoo and body wash, created with completely natural ingredients, certified organic and cruelty free (not tested on animals). […]

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Reading the Label for Parabens

Best Paraben Free Shampoo

While we have an obvious focus on Sodium Lauryl Sulfate free products on slsfree.net we also have an active interest in any chemical ingredient added to shampoos, toothpastes and other cosmetics. After all, regular use of a Sulfate Free Shampoo that still contains potentially nasty chemical ingredients is somewhat defeating the purpose. What are Parabens […]

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The Ultimate Guide to SLS Free Products

In the following article I’ll explain exactly what Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) is. I’ll walk you through exactly why SLS is used in a huge number of personal hygiene products and provide real (unbiased) information about the potential health issues that may or may not arise as a result of using products containing the chemical. I’ll […]

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What is Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate?

Our markets have been overwhelmed with chemical names that many of us do not understand. Between the dangers of animal-tested and genetically manufactured products and the price of more natural ingredients, it has become quite a difficult task to decide what is good both for the body and the wallet. With regard to cosmetic products, […]

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Sodium Laureth Sulfate – The Facts

While we have discussed Sodium Lauryl Sulfate in depth we also get quite a few questions on Sodium Laureth Sulfate. In particular people want to know if it’s dangerous, what it’s made from, if it’s really just the same thing as SLS or how it compares to SLS. In this article I will attempt to […]

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An SLS Free Toothpaste List

Studies have proven that SLS causes damage to the oral tissues. This can lead to canker sores and mouth ulcers. As opposed to shampoos and skin care products, toothpaste is often swallowed and SLS can be responsible for an upset stomach and possible Diarrhea. As the mouth becomes dry the pH becomes more acidic and acid […]

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What is Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate

Our site has a lot of information on Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS), however we also get quite a few questions about the ingredient Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate (SLSA). In this article I’d like to clarify any differences between SLS and SLSA and tackle a few common misconceptions. How Does it Compare to Sodium Lauryl Sulfate The two […]

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