SLS and SLES are chemical surfactants that are very effective foaming agents. They also have a degenerative effect on the cell membrane during
Saturday, February 13, 2010
Sodium Lauryl Sulphate & Sodium Laureth Sulphate
I know I've already written about labels and the importance of reading them, but that was food labels. Now I want to ask you to read your cosmetic, toothpaste, dishwashing liquid, body wash, shaving foam, facial cleansers and finally shampoo labels, to name a few. Basically anything that you use that foams and bubbles. Why? To see how many of your products contain either sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS) or Sodium Laureth Sulphate, also known as Sodium lauryl ether sulphate (SLES).