ARE PARABENS REALLY HARMFUL OR JUST VILLAINIZED?

Even though I didn’t use #parabens in my products, because of the reasons you read above, I don’t fear them.

Most commonly used parabens as per the FDA: methylparaben, propylparaben, and butylparaben.

“Scientists are working hard to understand this. Parabens have a chemical structure that’s similar to estrogen, and they can mimic this hormone’s activity in the body. But they aren’t particularly strong. They’re about 10,000 to 100,000 times less potent than the natural hormone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention” – WebMD

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