WHICH SULFATES ARE SAFER THAN OTHERS?

co-washing1Harsh sulfates to avoid in cleansers:

  • Sodium Laureth, Myreth, Lauryl Sulfate
  • Ammonium Lauryl and Laureth Sulfate
  • Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate
  • TEA Lauryl Sulfate
  • TEA-dodecylbenzenesulfonate
  • Sodium Alkylbenzene Sulfonate
  • Ammonium or Sodium Xylenesulfonate

Gentler, very mild sulfates in cleansers:

  • Sodium Cocyl Isethionate
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate
  • Sodium Socoyl (or lauryl/lauroyl) Sarcosinate
  • Ethyl PEG-15 Cocamine Sulfate
  • Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate
  • Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate
  • Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate
  • Sodium Methyl 2-Sulfolaurate/Disodium Sulfolaurate – (synonym) Sodium
  • Methyl Cocoyl or Lauryl Taurate – mild, derived from coconut fatty acids
  • Sodium Cocoyl Glycinate

Source: www.naturallycurly.com

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