Does your Vitamin C lotion contain a dangerous ingredient?

edited September 2014 in Root
Elana44 asks…I’ve recently heard that sodium benzoate when met with ascorbic acid (vitamin C) can lead to cancer and damage DNA. Is it true? The Beauty Brains respond: Why is sodium benzoate in my cosmetics and can it really form benzene? Sodium benzoate is a preservative that helps protect your creams and lotions from micro-organisms. This […]
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