Pregnant women are inundated with an immense list of food and drink to avoid for nine long months and yet our personal care products contain hundreds of chemical ingredients that are way more threatening than a piece of unpasteurised cheese. So, in addition to skipping the sashimi you might want to acquaint yourself with — and avoid — these 10 toxic chemicals found in your staple beauty products.
Other Names: Methylparaben, butylparaben, propylparaben, isobutylparaben, ethylparaben.
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Other Names: methylbenzene, toluol, antisal 1a.
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Other names: benzene-1,4-diol, quinol.
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