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If natural brands are not using parabens to preserve their products what do they use to preserve?

 

They use natural preservatives:  Vitamin C, essential oil...

They use natural preservatives:  Vitamin C, essential oils like Tea Tree and Rosemary extract are common ones.

I think it depends on the company, but here are a few exa...

I think it depends on the company, but here are a few examples: http://www.juicebeauty.com/about-organics/faqs#

 

Also, I think that organic products sometimes just flat-out have a shorter shelf life than non-organic products and maybe should even be refrigerated.

And companies like Dr. Hauschka use a lot of plant oils in their products, which also help to preserve (since oils never spoil).

Some companies just use a different form like BHT (i beli...

Some companies just use a different form like BHT (i believe) which is not anymore "natural" than parabens.  It all depends on the company.  Boscia doesn't use any though.  They use a new clean room manufacturing system.  It's kind of cool.

Good question

Good question
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