If you have been thinking about expanding your business by offering customers cosmetics, then you can work with a private label cosmetics company. This type of business will produce the cosmetics for you and place your name and label on the packaging. If you decide to do this, then you will have some control over the types of ingredients that go into the products. If you want the cosmetics to be healthy for your consumers, then there are a few ingredients you will want your cosmetics manufacturer to avoid.
Most cosmetics will need to contain preservatives to ensure a long shelf life. However, certain preservatives can be harmful to your consumers. This is true of butylated hydroxyanisole or BHA. This preservative is typically placed in cosmetics and food items that contain fats and oils to stop them from turning rancid over time. The BHA works as an antioxidant to help reduce spoiling. Unfortunately, the chemical is not like healthy antioxidants like vitamin C and E. Instead of helping to reduce cancer concerns, BHA may actually cause cancer. Specifically, BHA disrupts normal hormone and endocrine functions in the body, and this can cause cancerous tumors to form.
BHA can also cause allergic reactions in some people. Instead of including the potentially harmful preservative in your cosmetics, opt for a healthier option like glycerin, copper salt, salicylic acid, sorbic acid, or alcohol.
If you decide to offer facial cleansers or acne-reducing creams, then you may think that it is a good idea to place a strong antibiotic like triclosan in the products. While triclosan is a powerful antibiotic agent that can be found in toothpaste and mouthwash, it should not be included in your cosmetics. Triclosan can actually cause a bacterial resistance issue. If used in a cream or face wash, the antibiotic will kill the majority of the microorganisms on the face. However, the most powerful and resistant ones will be left behind. The bacteria can then go on to clog pores and infect open cuts in the skin. This can lead to a serious infection problem.
Instead of using a strong antibiotic in your facial products, consider using a mild natural ingredient that has antibacterial properties. This will help to eliminate some bacteria without completely killing all the harmless microorganisms on the skin. This will help to keep the harmful and antibiotic resistant bacteria from thriving and forming clusters on your face. In other words, the natural ingredients will not kill so many bacteria that there will be open areas on the skin where nasty bacteria can grow completely unchecked.
Tea tree, peppermint, lemongrass, and eucalyptus essential oils all have mild antibacterial properties and can be used in private label cosmetics. Tea tree oil is good additive, because it will create a pleasant tingling sensation when placed on the skin. To learn more, contact a company like FASTFILL Fulfillment.Share
27 May 2016
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