Cosmetic Safety - It's for Men Too

The average man uses 6 products daily with 85 unique ingredients. Some ingredients are hormonally active; some of these are specifically linked to male reproductive system disorders. For instance, phthalates have been associated with altered hormone levels in men and boys and sperm damage.

After shaveAvoid:

“Fragrance”
Oxybenzone
PEG/ceteareth/polyethylene
Parabens
Shaving creamAvoid:

DMDM hydantoin
“Fragrance”
PEG/ceteareth/polyethylene
Triclosan
SunscreenWear sunscreen. Surveys show just 34 percent of men wear sun protection, compared to 78 percent of women. Chose a sunscreen with UVA and UVB protection and reapply often. See EWG’s annual sunscreen report for good choices.


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