Nope. nada. never.

 

ingredients you’ll never find in our products

 

only the good stuff

 

See ya, harsh chemicals! Because if we wouldn’t put them on our skin, we wouldn’t put them on yours.

 

At SkinKick, we leave out all the bad. We even put together a Nope Nada Never List to break down some of the many toxic and harsh ingredients you will never find in our products. Check it out:

 

Benzoyl Peroxide

Why We’d Never Use It

 

Forms an acid on contact that actually aggravates the skin and in some cases severe irritation, burning, dryness, itching, peeling, redness and swelling; Also known to bleach clothing and bedding. Time to get rid of it!

parabens

Why We’d Never Use It

 

A class of preservatives used to prevent the growth of bacteria and mold which may alter hormone mechanisms in our bodies and may play a role in triggering breast cancer.

Retinol (man-made Vitamin A) and
Retinyl Palmitate

Why We’d Never Use It

 

A nutrient used in many skin care products as a source of Vitamin A for anti-aging; may damage DNA and speed growth of skin tumors when applied to skin. Doctors also recommend pregnant women do not use retinol due to possible harm to the baby. We believe that possible harm to a fetus indicates that retinol is also unhealthy for the body.

Polyethylene Glycol

Why We’d Never Use It

 

A thickener, solvent, softener, and moisture-carrier in cosmetics, which may be contaminated with carcinogens.

Phthalates

Why We’d Never Use It

 

Chemicals that disrupt the endocrine system and may cause birth defects.

Mineral Oil

Why We’d Never Use It

 

A by-product of petroleum distillation that may cause contact dermatitis

BHA and BHT

Why We’d Never Use It

 

Synthetic antioxidants used as preservatives; likely carcinogens and hormone disruptors, and may cause liver damage

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid (EDTA)

Why We’d Never Use It

 

A binding agent added to cosmetics to improve stability, may be toxic to organs

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) and Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES)

Why We’d Never Use It

 

Surfactants that can cause skin irritation or trigger allergies

Synthetic Fragrance

Why We’d Never Use It

 

Man-made formulas that are protected as trade secrets and companies do not need to disclose what goodies they contain. Best to stay away from these.