If the hormone creams and patches work as well as the nicotine patches–then doesn’t it make sense that anything you pit on your skin may go into your body / blood stream?

Knowing this it may be a good idea to look at the list of ingredients in products and how some of them may effect you in a negative way–especially in their accumulation.

  • Phenolic compounds have been studied and believed to be involved with the loss of function in melanocytes. They are used in the manufacturing of plastics, resins, synthetic rubber, paints, deodorants, pesticides, inks, varnishes and dyes…think about it–since you were born–how much of this stuff have you accumulated in your lymph system?
  • Hydrogen Peroxide– anyone who has ever colored their hair knows the power of this stuff. I have stopped coloring my hair, not only because of the H2O2 but the tremendous amount of dyes that are known to cause chemical vitiligo. Maybe hair color actually cause your hair to turn more and more grey as you use it—I never see anyone getting less grey hair with its use
  • Certain glues and dyes-especially black dye–used in shoes, purses, watch straps and other leather goods– has been known to cause vitiligo. I noticed a developed a light spot just where my wristband of my watch sat on my arm–I no longer where a watch.

This list will continue to grow