Are Parabens Safe to Use in Cosmetics? I The Makeup
- Published on: 6/26/2018
- Unless you actively avoid them, you might be using beauty products with parabens on your face, body, and hair. Parabens are preservatives that keep cosmetic products from growing bacteria so our products can last longer. But with the good comes the bad. There’s no clear answer on whether parabens can disrupt hormone function or how far the ingredient can penetrate our skin. In this episode of POPSUGAR’s latest beauty explainer series, The Makeup, resident beauty expert Kirbie Johnson breaks down what parabens actually are and what they do in cosmetics. Plus, she gives some of her favorite paraben-free product recommendations!
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