3 DANGEROUS DOG/CAT SHAMPOO INGREDIENTS TO AVOID IN 2017
Take note regarding the shampoos on the market.
Not all that glitters is gold.
Check out for added dyes or colorants: synthetic color additives for cosmetics are considered linked to cancers.Watch out for these markings: D&C Blue No. 1,2,4, or D&C Yellow No. 3,5,6,8, CI 1940 Green 1,2,3; red 4,9,17,19,22,33,40; Yellow 3 – is sometimes shown as D &C or FD&C. Please note that some of these are made from coal tar which is recognized as a carcinogen. It is also advisable to avoid brightly colored liquids. These natural colors in chemical free shampoos usually range from an opaque white to a light yellow.
Not all that smells good is good.
Take note of Fragrances or (Parfum) - a complex mixture of dozens of chemicals). Unless this is from a truly all natural source be cautious because it could be derived from chemicals. The artificial fragrances are linked to allergies, headaches, nausea and other health problems.
Take care of Petro-danger.
Mineral oils are a by-product of petroleum. Petrolatum is a mineral oil jelly and it is used as a barrier to lock moisture in the skin in a variety of moisturizers and also to make hair shine. It is one of the key ingredients in baby shampoos and baby oils. Do not just assume that since it is good for babies that it is good for dogs. Note that it is not even good for babies! It can actually harm them and also note that it can lead to skin issues, liver abnormalities and even kidney damage.
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