Are Parabens really an ingredient I should be concerned about?
The paraben issue is unfortunately overhyped with a lot of misleading information. Whether it is a cleanser, lotion, toner, blush, foundation, or mascara, without preservatives, these everyday items would become overloaded with bacteria, mold, and fungus, making them harmful to skin and eyes.
Regardless of what you decide about parabens, you should know that there is no research proving parabens should be avoided when you shop for personal-care products for yourself or your family.
Here is a link from our site that will provide additional, well researched information on parabens: Parabens: Are They Really A Problem?