WHAT IT IS
Fragrance is a combination of chemicals that gives each perfumes or cologne its distinct scent. It imparts a pleasant odor, mask the inherent smell of some ingredients and to enhance experience using the products.
It contributed to people’s individuality, self-esteem and personal hygiene. It also one of the key factor that affect consumer’s preferences in choosing cosmetics and personal care products.
COMMONLY FOUND IN
Can be found in most personal care products such as shampoos, shower gels, body lotions, aftershave creams, in skincare eg; moisturizers, toners and facial cleansers,
CAUSES & EFFECTS
Fragrance chemicals are commonly associated with allergies, dermatitis, respiratory distress and may has an effect on the reproductive system.
Do avoid products with diethyl phthalate, oxyebenzone and fragrance (on the list of ingredients)