Plenty of you could have been in contact following final night time’s BBC Watchdog investigation into the presence of Methylisothiazolinone (MI) in standard beauty merchandise.

The programme was an awesome observe as much as the story we commented on again in July, which revealed {that a} rise within the presence and focus of MI in main private care merchandise was inflicting an eczema epidemic right here within the UK.

Additional investigation by the BBC has discovered that 10% of sufferers seen by dermatologists with suspected eczema have an allergy to MI.

Examine that to the final ingredient that was banned to be used within the UK as a consequence of its irritancy, Methyldibromo glutaronitrile, which had a 4.5% allergy fee.

As a licensed natural and delicate skin-friendly firm clearly MI is an ingredient Pai would by no means use, and I hope the seriousness of those findings prompts larger magnificence homes to behave shortly to take away the ingredient from their formulations.

Regardless, the story does stress simply how necessary it’s for everybody to read the Ingredients Lists on their magnificence merchandise – significantly you probably have any form of sensitivity.

When you endure a response, cease utilizing any new merchandise instantly, and hold a document of it – so do you have to react once more it’s best to be capable to overview each Substances Record and spot any common names that you could be be illiberal to.

While highlighting frequent irritants like MI is a step in the appropriate route, it’s value remembering that there are various different preservatives and artificial substances which might be simply as sensitising (discover out extra here).

When you’ve skilled any form of response and are on the lookout for recommendation – please contact [email protected] and we’ll assist you to by means of it.