Propylene Glycol

✖️ᴘʀᴏᴘʏʟᴇɴᴇ ɢʟʏᴄᴏʟ ✖️

Educating on specific ingredients is my FAVE thing to do here in Living Well Mama! 𝐌𝐲 𝐠𝐨𝐚𝐥 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐩 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐞𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐞𝐥 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬… even if it’s just a few blacklist ingredients that you’re able to remember… when you see it on a label, you’ll know to put it back on the shelf!

Here’s why it doesn’t deserve to be in your home ⇊

🚫 Propylene Glycol is a type of alcohol commonly used in skin care, cosmetics, personal care. It is even in some processed foods, medications, and the majority of e-cigarettes.

🚫 It is created through a three step process, and step two (before the hydolyzation process) is considered a “known carcinogen”.

🚫 It is a known skin irritant and is frequently associated with contact dermatitis.

🚫 Negative side effects can occur with products using this ingredient in concentrations as low as 2%

🚫 It’s a main component in Anti-Freeze products


𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐧𝐨 𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐤 𝐢𝐭 𝐰𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐬𝐚𝐟𝐞 𝐀𝐍𝐃 𝐡𝐢𝐠𝐡 𝐪𝐮𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐚𝐯𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐠𝐨𝐫𝐲!


Check out the LWM master list pinned to the top of the group for my list of safe favorites in addition to these shopping resources ⇊