Natural or Synthetic?
How Safe Is It?
Can It Be Organic?
A salt used to boost foam and help condition. While generally recognized as safe, there is an unlikely possibility that it could be contaminated with nitrosamines. Nitrosamines have been linked to cancer.
Balsam is a natural stimulant, antiseptic and analgesic. It is great for muscle and joint conditions, respiratory conditions, inflammation and will help to naturally reduce cortisol levels. It is generally non-toxic, non-irritant, and non-sensitizing.
As with all essential oils, using a high grade essential oil that has been naturally extracted is imperative for the health and safety of your pet!
It has a soothing effect on irritating skin.
Organic beeswax is superior to non-organic beeswax as the bees that produce the wax have a forage zone free of synthetic chemicals and GMO crops. It is truly exceptional! Safe and non-toxic.
Has links to allergies and immunotoxicity along with developmental or reproductive toxicity at moderate doses.
An aromatic alcohol also goes by a few other names, such as benzenemethanol or phenylcarbinol.
It has very strong links to allergies and immunotoxicity.
A synthetic chemical used as a fragrance ingredient and preservative. It is also considered an over the counter drug used as a scabies or lice treatment.
It is linked to allergies, skin irritation, and hormone disruption.
An anti-inflammatory, astringent and antiseptic to clean, tighten, and nourish the skin as well as antioxidants to help strengthen and protect it. Very hydrating and full of flavonoids and vitamins.
A mixture of Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Water, Polyglyceryl-5 Oleate, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Glyceryl Caprylate, and Citric Acid developed to stabilize essential oils in a solution.
While botanical extracts sounds like they are single ingredient extracts, that may not be the case.
Take for example a cherry botanical extract - it may be extracted into parabens or it may be extracted into glycerine and water. Since there is no way to know, we've added it as a caution but noted they are likely natural.
Note: If it is mixed with a synthetic, the safety of the ingredient can dramatically change.
Butoxy Peg-4 Pg-Amodimethicon
Helps to keep skin hydrated.