A Guide to Natural Skin Care Preservatives, Part 1

Natural products based on plant-based ingredients attempt to circumvent the use of synthetic preservatives, but there is a limit to what they can accomplish effectively. In Part 1 of this guide, I provide an overview of “what you need to know” about preservatives in personal care products, as well as methods for “do-it-yourselfers”. Is there a such thing as a personal care preservative that is not bad for you?