Dmdm hydantoin

Suave Essentials Daily Clarifying Shampoo Review

What goes in this clarifying shampoo, and who should use this type of product?

If you use a lot of hair products like hairsprays, gels, waxes, and the like—or if you just want your scalp to feel squeaky clean—there is a whole product category targeted to you: clarifying shampoo. Clarifying shampoos are usually formulated with strong detergents like lauryl sulfates or laureth sulfates. They are designed for normal to oily hair, and help remove product buildup from your scalp and hair. However, they are typically too strong for color-treated hair, or dry/frizzy hair, since…

Suave Silkening Lotion with Baby Oil review

This lotion is heavily fragranced, which means it's probably not an ideal choice for anyone with sensitive skin. It's also very watery, which makes it less

When I was at my parents’ house about a month ago, I noticed an open bottle of Suave Silkening Lotion with Baby Oil in the bathroom. My last experience with a Suave product did not go so well, so I’ve been wary of using any product that contains DMDM Hydantoin and/or fragrances ever since then. However, I can never resist the opportunity to try out a new hand lotion, so I decided to try out just a little bit. TL;DR, this lotion is a really great option for anyone who loves the scent…

Suave Professionals Sleek & Smooth Conditioner review: Great for frizzy hair, not so great for sensitive skin

This conditioner helped smooth my hair as promised—but it also irritated my ears so much that I was forced to stop using it.

At Whole Foods, you can see a Purell dispenser that says, “Free of parabens.” Those words may provide comfort to anyone who doesn’t like parabens, but they only make me wonder what those wipes contain instead of parabens. All personal care products usually have to contain preservatives, unless they’re completely water-free (since microbes need water to live)—see a list of preservative-free products here. Anyway, I guess I’ve been thinking about preservatives—and…