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The Toxic 10 & MoreTM

Are your oral, body, baby & home care products toxic?

Ingredients, whether healthy or harmful, are absorbed into your skin, bloodstream and organs in 26 seconds. We’re revealing a few of the 10,000 dangerous ingredients commonly found in products you trust. Most companies legally use cheap, toxic fillers to increase profits even though they harm the consumer. Avoid these proven carcinogens, neurotoxins, reproductive toxins and hormone disruptors.

Each day the average woman uses 12 personal care products containing 168 chemical ingredients.*

Each day the average man uses six products containing 85 chemicals.*

*June 2004 survey of 2,300 adults about personal care use, conducted by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. Reconfirmed in 2008 Research on Personal and Skin Care Products conducted by EWG.


Phenoxyethanol (or Ethylexylglycerin)
Function: synthetic preservative to create a long shelf life, "new" substitute for parabens.
Hazards: may cause chromosomal changes, organ toxicity, damage to brain, nervous system & reproductive system.
Inside: body care products, cosmetics, etc.
Essanté Organics only uses plants & essential oils to stop bacteria & create a 5 year shelf life.
Polysorbate 20-80 (often contaminated with ethylene oxide, 1,4-dioxane)
Function: emulsifier, de-foamer, to create creaminess without separation.
Hazards: may cause adverse reproductive effects, cancer & mutations based on animal testing.
Inside: vitamins, soaps, shampoos, creams, food, etc.
Essanté Organics only uses Mother Nature's ingredients to create rich creaminess, organically.
Propylene Glycol or Polyethylene Glycol (PEGs)
Function: petroleum based thickeners & penetration enhancers to add creaminess.
Hazards: carcinogen, systemic toxicity, linked to lymphatic, breast, brain cancers.
Inside: shampoos, conditioners, lotions, deodorants, etc.
Essanté Organics only uses plant & mineral based ingredients that deliver true health benefits.
Colors/Dyes/Coal Tar (F, D, C, or CI Followed by a Number)
Function: made from coal tar, used to make vibrant colored liquids & products.
Hazards: probable carcinogens, neurotoxins, heavy metal contaminants.
Inside: hair dyes, blue & green household cleaners, pink / purple / blue shampoos, etc.
Essanté Organics only uses plants or minerals to create color.
Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate (Formaldehyde Releaser) 
Function: preservative gained by using synthetic reactants. 
Hazards: allergen, immune system toxicity, formaldehyde (end result) causes cancer.
Inside: hair & skin products (often falsely touted as a natural preservative). 
Essanté Organics only uses plant & mineral based ingredients that deliver true health benefits.
Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES), Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)
Function: petroleum based lathering and foaming agent.
Hazards: carcinogen, respiratory tract irritant.
Inside: toothpastes, shaving creams, body washes, household cleaners, etc.
Essanté Organics creates rich lather & foam from nutrient-dense coconuts.
Triclosan (Products Labeled “Antibacterial”)
Function: FDA classified pesticide, antibacterial & anti-fungal preservative.
Hazards: endocrine & thyroid disruptor in human breast milk, birth defects, uncontrolled cell growth.
Inside: shaving creams, hair conditioners, deodorants, soap / cleansers, household cleaners, toothpastes.
Essanté Organics only uses ingredients made by Mother Nature to purify.
Petroleum (Mineral Oil or Mineral Jelly or Mineral Grease)
Function: petroleum filler for shine, smoothness, creaminess, & glide-ability.
Hazards: European Union classified carcinogen.
Inside: lip balms, creams, waxes, conditioners, lotions, deodorants, etc.
Essanté Organics uses good-for-you ingredients to create rich, creamy, glide-able products.
Fragrance (Perfume or Parfum)
Function: Create a strong scent, term used to hide 4,000+ toxins under the guise of trade secrets.
Hazards: carcinogens, endocrine disruptors, birth defects, neurotoxins, head pain, respiratory damage.
Inside: colognes & strongly scented bath, kitchen & laundry products.
Essanté Organics uses organic fruits & essential oils to create divinely scented products.
Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP)
Function: solvent used to dissolve other chemicals & create better consistency.
Hazards: carcinogen, reproductive toxin, developmental toxin, birth defects.
Inside: Shampoos, shower / bath gels, deodorants, cleaning products, etc.
Essanté Organics does not use toxic chemicals, period.

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30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee: Essanté Organics does not use toxic chemicals of any kind, plus we offer a 30 Day 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. We guarantee our worry free products will function better than everything else on the market. 

Check your labels & pitch products containing toxic ingredients.