Healthy alternatives


Brand nameProduct description
AlexandriaKiss Waxing, Hair Removal Paste
Kiss My FaceMoisture Shave, fragrance-free
MoomOrganic Hair Remover
ShobhaSugaring Kit
Soap for Goodness SakeShaving Soap (available fragrance-free)


Rather than using shaving foam or depilatory cream, choose bar soap, non-toxic shampoo, oil on wet skin or an electric razor.

Depilation with natural wax and sugaring are good alternatives.

Avoid the following chemicals in regular products

Some chemicals may be contaminated with the following potential carcinogens:

1,4-dioxane: possible carcinogen

Ethylene dioxide: possible carcinogen

Nitrosamines: carcinogens

PEG: may be composed of 1,4-dioxane and sodium lauryl sulfate, carcinogenic, irritant to the skin, eyes and the respiratory tract

TEA: skin, eye and respiratory irritant, respiratory and skin sensitizer

BHA: possible carcinogen, endocrine disrupter, possibly toxic to reproduction

Dyes (FD&C): carcinogens, skin sensitizers, photosensitizers and mutagens

Isobutane: may be carcinogen (if contaminated with butadiene)

Isopentane: toxic to the respiratory tract

Parabens: endocrine disruptors

Synthetic fragrances: allergens

Propylene glycol: allergen, irritant