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11 beauty products that may be ruining the planet

By: Julie Knapp on July 12, 2010, 12:22 p.m.
Man shaves with shaving cream

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Shaving cream

Here's another beauty product that depends on the oil industry. Traditional cans of shaving cream contain petroleum-derived ingredients including propane, butane and isobutene, which can also dry out your skin. Organic and natural beauty brands such as Alba Botanica and Kiehls provide a smooth shave with olive oil, aloe and other moisturizing ingredients.