Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
Written on labels as: Sodium dodecyl sulfate
Found in the following products: Creams, soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and lotions
Chemical purpose: Sodium lauryl sulfate is a sensitizing cleansing agent that contribute to foaming and lathering properties used in skincare products.
Potential harmful risks:
Skin irritant: Sodium lauryl sulfate is a known skin irritant to the eyes and skin. It is known to cause dry, flaky skin.