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What is SLS and what is SLES in cosmetics?

 What is SLS and SLES? Is it dangerous? -------------------------------- I'm sure many have seen the word either SLS or SLES at the back of your cosmetics, soaps, hair conditioner, shampoo or even your detergent, but what is it? SLS stands for Sodium Lauryl Sulphate which is a surfactant and SLES stands for Sodium Lauryl Ether Sulphate or Sodium Laureth Sulphate for short. The term surfactant is used to indicate chemicals which reduces the surface tension of any substance, usually liquid. This means that both have a similar characteristics, both are used as detergent or our so "cleansing agents", hence why it is used soaps and more often detergents. SLS and SLES had been a scapegoat by our community as being one of the reason for "cancer", although there is hardly any evidence indicating such claim the internet had been very strongly against the used in both ingredients, little did they know that their detergent contain 10-50 times more concentra

How to Improve Skin Tone Naturally

 ------- Credit and respect to Stephen Johnson, Quora for posting this -- A beautiful clear skin tone is a dream of everyone. There may not be a fountain of healthy skin, but the food we eat and how we treat ourselves can prevent or even reverse the damages we have done to our skin. Your body needs the right nutrients to fight off damage, and your skin is no different. Nutrients help the cells replicate and have more energy. Take a look at these simple and easy ways to maintain or improve your natural beauty. Drink Green Tea: The epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) found in green tea helps in preventing the collagen destruction which leads to wrinkles as well as sun-induced DNA damage in the skin . Stay hydrated: Even with a small amount of dehydration, your body functions in a less optimal way. The instant you're dehydrated, it will take a toll on your skin, causing it to look dull, flaky, saggy and loose. Drinking water also helps your body to flush out the t