It has now been proven through extensive research that a lot of commercial shampoos actually cause more damage to your health than good.
In a study carried out by the Center for Environmental Health located in Oakland, California it was found that majority of commercial shampoos tested were packed with the highly carcinogenic compound known as cocamide diethanolamine (cocamide DEA).
Top brands with this carcinogenic compound include and are not limited to shampoos manufactured by Paul Mitchell, Colomer, Palmolive and Colgate.
It was also discovered that this compound was not stated on the labels of these brands products and more worrisome they were intended for kids and had deceptive labelling.
Mr. Michael Green the execute director of CEH explained that what people don’t realise is that majority of these commercial shampoos are not tested for safety and that when ever people use them they are potentially drenching themselves in cancer-causing chemicals.
He further stressed that he expected companies to be more socially responsible and to put a stop to the production of such products that are harmful to the health of kids as well as adults.
CEH found that store-brand products on the shelves of popular marts like Trader Joe’s, Walmart, Kohl and Pharmaca also had cocamide DEA.
A Children’s bubble bath in Kmart as well as shampoos and conditioners found in Babies R Us were also seen to contain this carcinogenic compound.
Making natural homemade shampoo will help you avoid the health risk associated the harmful compounds found in commercial shampoos regardless of the brand.
Your Natural Homemade Shampoo Recipe:
- Castile -- 2/3 cup
- Olive or almond oil -- 2 teaspoons
- Essential oil -- 10-15 drops
- Coconut milk -- 1/2 cup
- Just combine all the components together.
- Put them in a bottle and this natural homemade shampoo ready for use.
How To Use It:
- Make sure the bottle is well shaken before the shampoo is used.
- You can use this shampoo regularly as it has no side effects.
- Remember to rinse thoroughly after shampooing.
It will leave you hair looking great and healthy.