Parabens have been around since the 1950s. For years, it has been used as a preservative in products from skin care, makeup, toothpaste to salad dressings.
Only recently, has controversy arisen about the safety of parabens in skin care products.
About 85 percent of cosmetics contain the chemical, which gives the products a longer shelf life.
There is much discussion if parabens are dangerous to the health of users. Some expert says yes, others no.
In light of this controversy, some manufacturers have begun producing paraben-free products.
Skin Care Heaven, an e-commerce store and skin research center offers different lines of paraben-free skin care for those who want to add them to their beauty regimen. Their top sellers are the following:
DermaEarth Natural Anti-Aging Starter Skin Care Set: This product is a natural skin care system which incorporates peptides and other natural ingredients to fade sun spots and even up pigmentation, while reducing the appearance of wrinkles, crows feet and fine lines. Besides the Peptidal Cell Activating Serum, it includes Enlighten Cell Brightening Serum and SugarBerry Skin Resurfacing Cleanser.
In addition, Revision Skin Care offers an excellent Teamine Eye Complex that helps reduce dark circles, fades fine lines and lessens puffiness. Some of its natural ingredients include avocado, vitamin C, grape seed oil and CoEnzyme Q10.
By Dermalogica, Age Smart is the MAP-15 Regenerator is ideal for mature women. It leaves skin luminous and silky. The product has Magnesium Ascorbly Phosphate which promotes collagen, reduces wrinkles and fades age spots.
All it takes is a little research to reveal many other paraben-free products.