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Think Dirty Ingredient Breakdown: DEA

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Welcome back to another edition of the Think Dirty ingredient breakdown, where we decode all types of controversial, interesting, and common ingredients found in our everyday products.

In this post, we tackle a group of ingredients and called Ethanolamines. The most common and well-known compound in this group of related ingredients is called Diethanolamine, or DEA. DEA is foundin many household...

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Think Dirty Ingredient Breakdown: Retinyl Palmitate

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If you stay up to date on news in the skincare community, you may have seen or heard the controversy in the past several years around the use of the ingredient Retinyl Palmitate. If not, keep reading to learn where the controversy originated, and dive into the science surrounding it.

Retinyl Palmitate, sometimes written as Vitamin A Palmitate, is a synthetic alternative for Retinyl Acetate, a...

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Think Dirty Ingredient Breakdown: Coal Tar Dyes

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If the name “Coal Tar Dye” makes you pause for a second, the meaning, unfortunately, will not provide much relief. Coal Tar Dyes are a group of artificial ingredients consisting of colours or dyes, present in virtually every cosmetic product. Companies can produce these dyes synthetically or they can be derived directly from coal tar. If you pick up some of your daily products, especially...

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Think Dirty’s Methodology

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Today on our blog we want to talk to you about our methodology. There have been some concerns raised regarding our policies, methodology and accuracy and we want to take this opportunity to clear up some misrepresentations and false information.

There is a common misconception that natural ingredients are always safe while synthetic chemicals and ingredients are always toxic. Unfortunately sorting...

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Celebrating Our American Partners For the Fourth of July!

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Think Dirty wouldn’t be where we are today without the support of all our amazing American brand partners. For the Fourth of July this year, we wanted to celebrate some of their inspiring stories and journeys in clean beauty. These proudly American brands are helping to change the face of non-toxic beauty, personal care, and household cleaning in the U.S. and are pushing the industries to do...

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