The Toxic Ingredients List

Most of the face masks you apply on your face are made with toxic ingredients linked to harmful health effects from hormone disruption, to cancer, to plain-old skin irritation.

Say No To The Never List
(Ingredients we do not use)
1. Parabens
2. Sulfates: SLS & SLES
3. Phthalates
4. Mineral Oil
5. Formaldehydes
6. Formaldehyde-releasing agents
7. Retinyl Palmitate
8. Oxybenzone
9. Coal Tar
10. Hydroquinone
11. Triclosan
12. Triclocarban
13. Undisclosed Synthetic Fragrances* Synthetic fragrances allowed providing they meet all of the
above criteria AND certify they comply with our Clean Fragrance criteria below.
* In skincare, makeup, and hair products only, synthetic fragrances allowable at concentrations below
1% of total formula.
* Clean fragrance brands must also be cruelty-free and without the following: PTFE/PFOA, Styrene,
Polyacrylamide / acrylamide, Acetaldehyde, Acetonitrile, Methylene chloride, Animal fats, oils, and
musks, Benzalkonium chloride, Toluene, Resorcinol, Acetone, Butoxyethanol,
Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, Methyl cellosolve, Methylisothiazolinone /
methylchloroisothiazolinone, Mercury and mercury compounds (thimerosal), and Bisphenol A (BPA).
Acrylates: specific to the ones below
14. Ethyl acrylate
15. Ethyl methacrylate
16. Methyl methacrylate
17. Butyl methacrylate
18. Hydroxypropyl methacrylate
19. Tetrahydrofurfuryl methacrylate
20. Trimethylolpropane trimethacrylate
21. Aluminum Salts
22. Animal Oils/Musks/Fats
23. Benzophenone Related Compounds
24. Butoxyethanol
25. Carbon Black
26. Lead
27. Lead Acetate
28. Methyl Cellosolve
29. Methoxyethanol
30. Methylchloroisothiazolinone
31. Methylisothiazolinone
32. Mercury Mercury Compounds (Thimerisol)
33. Insoluble Plastic Microbeads *applies to rinse off products only
34. Resorcinol
35. Talc: Asbestos free talc is ok. Brands need to conduct testing to ensure no contamination.
36. Toluene
37. BHA
38. BHT: BHT threshold is 0.1%
39. DEA
40. TEA
41. MEA
42. ETA
43. Nanoparticles – as defined by EU
44. Petrolatum *All USP grade is ok
45. Parrafin - *All USP grade is ok
46. Phenoxyethanol- under 1% is ok
47. Polyacrylamide
48. Acrylamide
Styrene: specific to the ones below
49. Bromostyrene
50. Deastyrene/acrylates/dvbcopolymer
51. Sodium styrene/divinylbenzene copolymer
52. Styrene oxide
53. Styrene
54. 1,4 Dioxane: brands required to test final formulas. Need to comply with the thresholds below:
* 10 or < ppm for rinse off products
* 3ppm or < for leave-on products.

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