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  • n. Plural form of paraben.


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  • You might not see the word parabens, but that does not mean they are not there, as these chemicals might be listed as methylparaben, ethylparaben, propylparaben or butylparaben.


  • Most commercial body care products and cosmetics are preserved with chemicals called parabens.

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  •   She told VOA that many personal care products also contain preservatives - called parabens - that act like synthetic estrogen in the body.

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  • None of the skincare products contain parabens, which is unusual these days.

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  • THURSDAY, Jan. 12 HealthDay News -- For several years, researchers have studied a possible link between substances called parabens -- widely used as a germ-fighting preservative in cosmetics such as deodorant/antiperspirants -- and breast cancer.

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  • One very small study of breast cancer tumours also found trace levels of chemicals called parabens

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  • The study provides the first data available from teens on levels of synthetic chemical musks, common fragrance ingredients that accumulate in people and act like estrogen in the body, and preservatives called parabens that also mimic estrogen.


  • Methylparaben and related substances, known collectively as "parabens," are frequently used as preservatives in shampoos, lotions, makeup, and other products.

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  • More and more, some medical experts are warning consumers to pay attention to man-made chemicals -- such as parabens -- found in hair-care products, moisturizers, makeup and shaving creams.

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  • Some of the skin problems people suffer from are actually caused by harsh chemicals such as parabens, mineral oil, fragrances and sulfates; these chemicals could cause irritation, redness/inflammation and blemishes.



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