Blog For Cosmetic Professionals — Preservatives

Are Parabens, Formaldehyde and Methylchloroisothiazolinone still needed?

Posted by Colin Sanders on

I have taken the title of this post almost word for word from an article printed in Personal Care April 2013 written by staff from Dr Straetmans.  They assert that their product, Dermasoft OMP is good enough to stand comparison with more widely used preservatives such as formaldehyde donors like imidazolidinyl urea , the isothiazolinones and the parabens.The drawbacks or all three of these are well known.  Nobody likes the idea of putting formaldehyde on their skin at any level.  You can put up a good scientific defence of formaldehyde - it is so widespread from natural sources that it is...

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