BPA is found in polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. Polycarbonate plastics are often used in containers that store food and beverages, such as water bottles. They may also be used in other consumer goods.
Some research has shown that BPA can seep into food or beverages from containers that are made with BPA. Exposure to BPA is a concern because of possible health effects of BPA on the brain, behavior and prostate gland of fetuses, infants and children. Additional research suggests a possible link between BPA and increased blood pressure.
7 Harmful Ingredients To Avoid In Your Beauty Products If You Have Dry, Eczema-Prone Skin
As a consultant dermatologist at Pantai Hospital Cheras, Dr. Irene has seen her share of Malaysians suffering from dry skin. She says when people suffer from severely dry skin conditions, their skin’s outer layer (stratum corneum) becomes dysfunctional.
This means that no matter how much ordinary moisturising cream you put on your skin, it will still feel dry because “the stratum corneum is unable to repair itself, resulting in cracked, itchy, and painful skin.”