December 20, 2020Artificial Colouring
Artificial Fragrance or Perfume
Artificial Fragrance or Perfume: They are derived from synthetic fragrances and used in nearly 50% of cosmetic beauty products. Synthetic fragrances are mixtures of various chemicals which come from petroleum or crude oil that produce a desired scent.
Dangers: Many synthetic chemicals in fragrances are derived from petrochemicals (petroleum-based), and can be harmful to human health. Chemicals found in man-made fragrances include phthalates, which are endocrine disruptors, and benzene derivatives, aldehydes, and toluene, which are known carcinogens.