Ask the Experts: A Naturalista's Healthy Hair Must-Haves
“Parabens are preservatives found in commercial hair products that stop the...
“Parabens are preservatives found in commercial hair products that stop the growth of bacteria,” says Dickey. “The controversy about them is that they can mimic the hormone estrogen which is known to play a role in the development of breast cancer. As more women desire to live healthier lifestyles, they are now wanting these ingredients to be taken out of products. Nowadays, there are enough replacements and more natural ingredients available to replace products with parabens in them.”