Parabens are found in up to 95% of skincare products as an effective preservative. However, parabens have come under scrutiny in recent years due to potential links to cancer.
While no direct link between parabens and cancer have been established in humans, many are looking to avoid parabens when possible.
TEA.L products contain no parabens.
Fragrances can be a wildcard in cosmetic products, containing chemicals that can sometimes lead to irritation or allergic reactions to those with sensitive skin.
We don't think you need to smell like a melon. The only scent our products carry come from the natural teas and oils used.
TEA.L products contain no fragrances.
Phthalates are known to be endocrine disruptors and androgen blockers, meaning they have can have negative impacts on sexual development and reproductive health.
In cosmetic products, you’re unlikely to see “phthalates” directly on the ingredient list. However, phthalates are commonly included in fragrances. and can be found in PVC plastic packaging.
TEA.L products contain no phthalates and our packaging is phthalate free.
Silicones are commonly used in skincare to improve their feel, but silicones aren’t great for skin health.
They can block pores, leading to acne as well as dull and dehydrated skin. Silicones may also interfere with natural skin regeneration and block vitamins and antioxidants from absorbing into the skin.
TEA.L products use no silicones.
Petroleum-based ingredients and byproducts are common in skin care products. Mineral oil, fragrances, propylene glycol, paraffin wax; all of these ingredients are typically petrochemicals which may be carcinogens, hormone disruptors, and irritants.
While the levels present in skincare products are usually considered safe, why take the risk when these ingredients aren’t necessary?
TEA.L products contain no petroleum-based or petroleum-derived ingredients.