Blog — Dangers of Phenoxyethanol
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Posted by Kyriakos Paschalidis on
Phenoxyethanol is the new darling of the skincare industry. It is increasingly turning up in cosmetics, many of which are labelled natural or organic, as a preservative. It is the alternative to parabens.
It has recently came to public attention in the US when the FDA issued a warning about its use. Is Phenoxyethanol safe?