in my efforts to detox my life, i have been endlessly reading labels and making the necessary changes to our families personal care products. tossing out all our shampoos, conditioners, deodorants, lotions, soaps, toothpastes that have harmful toxic chemical ingredients.
toxic ingredients such as, TRICLOSAN, PARABENS, PHTHALATES, SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE (SLS) OR SODIUM LAURYL ETHER SULFATE (SLES), PROPYLENE GLYCOL, to name just a few. for a more in depth list please read [Detox Your Life] Avoid Toxic Chemicals In Your Personal Care Products, i included a printable PDF list of toxic ingredients to avoid on your next shopping trip.
these toxic chemicals expose you and your family to the possibility of irreversible long term health effects, such as cancers, alzheimer’s, hormone and endocrine disruption, ADD/ADHD, damage to kidneys, liver, and central nervous system, to name just a few.
once you start reading labels, you’ll be surprised at all the unnecessary toxic ingredients they toss into the products you and your family use on a daily basis.
i’ve been using Adama Minerals Shampoo, conditioner and deodorant for 4 weeks now, and can honestly say, i love these products. i am not receiving any reimbursement from Zion Health, this is in fact my personal experience using their products.
the first thing i noticed when shampooing my hair, was that my hair felt so clean, stripped from any hair product build up, just squeaky clean hair. i’ve always felt like i have a hard time finding the right conditioners for my hair, either they are to heavy or to light. Adama’s conditioner is perfect, i worked it through my hair in the shower and immediately took a comb to my mid length, thick hair to evenly distribute the conditioner.
one week ago i visited a new salon and she said, wow your hair is so healthy and soft. i’ve had others make similar comments.
..and before you think i must spending a bunch of money, think again, i am actually saving money. i only use three hair care products vs the five more expensive products i was using before, Adama shampoo, conditioner, and Giovanni Frizz Be Gone to protect and smooth my hair when using hot tools.
Adama Minerals Original Shampoo $13.99
How it Works – Adama Natural Shampoo uses nutrient rich trace minerals from clay to cleanse hair while balancing scalp pH. This shampoo provides effective cleansing while providing exceptional shine.
Ingredients: Purified water, Certified Organic Aloe Vera Gel, Sodium C12-14 Olefin Sulfonate (Derivative of Coconuts), Cocamidopropyl Betaine (Derivative of Coconut, Soy amidopropylkonium Chloride (Soy Based), Polyquaternium-10 (Cellulose Gum), Kanwa Desert Minerals, Panthenol (Plant Based Vitamin B), Glycerin, Mineral Water, Dead Sea Salt, Dead Sea Minerals, Hydrolyzed Oat Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Soy Protein, Certified Organic Jojoba Oil, Certified Organic Sunflower Oil, Sodium Benzoate (Plant Based), Potassium Sorbate, Ethyl Hexyl Glycerin (Glycerin & Rose Essence), Natural Fragrance.
as for the Adama Clay Dry Natural Deodorant, it works great, smells great and never fails, even during our hiking excursions or volunteer work where we are literally in waterproof overalls for hours.
Adama Mineral Natural Original Conditioner $19.99
How it Works – Conditioner is an important part of maintaining the soft feel and smooth texture of hair. Adama Natural Clay Conditioner uses nutrient rich trace minerals from clay to help rebuild damaged roots and repair dry ends.
Ingredients: Purified water, Certified Organic Aloe Vera Gel, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth-20, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine (Coconut Based hair Conditioner), Kanwa Desert Minerals, Panthenol (Plant Based Vitamin B), Glycerin, Mineral Wter, Dead Sea Salt, Dimethicone, Citric Acid, Dead Sea Minerals, Hydrolyzed Oat Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Soy Protein, Certified Organic Jojoba oil, Certified Organic Sunflower Oil, Behentrimonium Methylsulfate, Sodium Benzoate (Plant Based), Potassium Sorbate, Ethyl Hexyl Glycerin (Glycerin & Rose Essence), Natural Fragrance.
Claydry Natural Deodorant Original Solid $7.99
How it Works – Natural Deodorants are a healthier alternative to their commercial counterparts, leaving your skin smelling fresh without adding harmful chemicals to your body. Clay Dry Natural Deodorant uses a custom blend of essential oils and clay minerals to neutralize odor and protect the skin. Additionally, minerals from clay help absorb some wetness to provide light, natural antiperspirant properties.
Ingredients: Montmorillonite Clay (kanwa) , Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Calendula Extract, Alpine Lichen Extract, Grapefruit Seed Extract, Chamomile Extract, Cellulose Gum, Myrrh Gum Extract, Witch Hazel Distillate, Propanediol (Corn Derivative), Sodium Stearate, Yuzu Citrus Essential Oil Natural Fragrance, Purified Water.
Contains NO : Artificial Ingredients, Parabens, Propylene Glycol
in conclusion, these are my current choices to replace my previous chemical filled products. i encourage you to do your research and be diligent in reading the ‘fine print’ and ingredients in each and every products you and your family uses.