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Q: personal hygeine products without sodium lauryl/laureth sulfate ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: personal hygeine products without sodium lauryl/laureth sulfate
Category: Health
Asked by: gw-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 28 Oct 2003 10:34 PST
Expires: 27 Nov 2003 10:34 PST
Question ID: 270493
Provide a list of toothpastes, shampoos, and hand/body soaps that do
not contain sodium lauryl/laureth sulfate or similar harmful

Request for Question Clarification by pinkfreud-ga on 28 Oct 2003 10:47 PST
It would be very helpful if you'd clarify two points:

 1. Can you tell us exactly what you mean by "similar harmful
compounds"? Obviously we can't go by the standards of the United
States Food and Drug Administration, since they consider both the
compounds you've mentioned to be acceptable in toothpastes, shampoos,
and soaps.

2. Considering the low price you've set on this question, can you tell
us how long a list would be satisfactory? Gathering a comprehensive
list of products in these three categories is likely to take many
hours of work; the Researcher who answers your question will receive
$3.75 for his or her labors.

Clarification of Question by gw-ga on 28 Oct 2003 11:22 PST
By similar compounds I was referring chiefly to ammonium
lauryl/laureth sulfate.  These compounds also have alternative names
such as sodium dodecyl polyoxyethylene sulfate.

I have increased the list price of this question.  I would consider
between six and twelve products for each of the three categories to be
Subject: Re: personal hygeine products without sodium lauryl/laureth sulfate
Answered By: missy-ga on 28 Oct 2003 21:22 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello gw,

I've found the following SLS free personal care products for you:


Enamel Saver


Dr. Burt's Lavender & Mint Toothpaste

Weleda Oral Care (6 varieties of dentifrice, all SLS free)

Jason Natural (9 varieties, organic and SLS free)

Green People (4 varieties, organic and SLS free)

Natural Dentist (3 varieties, SLS free)


Organic Excellence Chemical Free Mint Shampoo

Burt's Bees Rosemary Mint Shampoo Bar

Dr. Burt's Herbal Treatment Shampoo

Aubrey's Organics (10 varieties, all organic and SLS free)

Argital Shampoos (5 varieties, all SLS free)

Amy's Essentials (4 varieties, all SLS free)

Lavender Oil Shampoo

Miglorin Golden Millet Shampoo

Scalp Scripts


Argital Soaps (4 varieties, all SLS free)

Argital Shower Gels (4 varieties, all SLS free)

Dr. Bronner's All-One Magic Soap (8 varieties, all organic and SLS

Weleda Bath Care ( 4 varieties of soap, 4 varieties of bath milk, all
SLS free)

Aubrey Organics Soaps (8 varieties, all organic and SLS free)

Amy's Essentials (6 shower gels, all SLS free)

Pixie Vision Botanicals (4 varieties handmade, certified organic, and
SLS free)

Jason Natural Liquid Satin Soap (6 varieties, organic and SLS free)

[ NOTE:  The Jason Natural line is quite extensive, you may be
interested in their full product catalogue: ]

Burt's Bees Peppermint Shower Soap

Burt's Bees Exfoliating Soap

Burt's Bees Buttermilk Soap

Garden Carrot Complexion Soap

Garden Tomato Complexion Soap

You might also like the Desert Essence line, the entirety of which is
SLS free:

Desert Essence

These were located by searching on [ "SLS free" ] and by specific
brand names that I recalled from my tenure in a local health food
store, as well as products I use myself (I'm ridiculously fond of both
Dr. Bronner's Peppermint soap and the Burt's Bees line).

I hope you find this list helpful.  If I can be of further assistance,
please just ask.  I'll be glad to help.

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Thanks :)

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