7 things your body wash should NEVER contain.

Protective Care

Harmful chemicals in personal care products can dry out the skin or affect your health in the long-run. Insist on products that don’t contain these undesirable chemicals and irritants.

The Ingredient Decoder below helps you better understand the undesirable chemicals to watch out for and help ensure you are using only skin-friendly formulations that keep you and your loved ones safe.

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate:

Skin and eye irritations including eye damage.


May alter hormone levels and cause allergic reactions. Associated with increased risks to cancer.


Some parabens may affect the body’s hormone system and the ability to have children as well as the development of babies.


A possible toxin to the nervous system. Known to cause irritations to eyes, nose, throat and skin.


Causes skin allergies and irritations.


May cause side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, headaches and eye irritations. It is also associated with an increased risk to cancer.

Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT):

Potentially cancer-causing. May cause lung irritation and impact the hormonal system.

The BETADINE® Natural Defense range has been developed using only skin-friendly formulations so you and your loved ones are well protected against germs.