Petroleum jelly (Vaseline) known as a protection layer until it’s miles removed on its very own from the skin. Namely, the frame can not use anything from it find it irresistible does from the Shea butter or the cocoa butter. Scientist are worried that hydrocarbons can exchange into fat tissue inside the body.
It may be the reason for collagen breakdown ( it is what all women hate) as it forms a kind of barrier on the skin.
Petroleum jelly prevents the skin from breathing and using nutrients. In such way it can reduce the speed of cell renewal and it can lead the skin to take out important moisture and nutrients from the inside and in the end it can cause a collagen breakdown.
When the body shows high levels of estrogen and as much low levels of progesterone which normalize it, estrogen dominance happens. It can lead to infertility, menstrual problems, fast aging, allergies, and autoimmune issues and also nutrient deficiencies, insomnia and a few types of cancer.
Petroleum jelly contain chemicals like xenoestrogens that can increase estrogen issues in the organism. The above mentioned chemicals can cause estrogen dominance by acting on hormone receptors, according to research .
More Serious Problems
Petroleum include various destructive chemicals such as 1,4 dioxane, a familiar carcinogen which is present in more than a third of the tested beauty products. Because of its effects on the estrogen there is a possibility that the petroleum jelly can cause some types of cancer.
Apart from the advertisements which alert us different more dangerous situations can appear. Although such cases are rare, they are possible, and the statistics show one important percent of people who are affected by it .
Among the destructive consequences is state called lipid pneumonia. Although it happens rarely, it is a consequence of inhaling very small amounts of petroleum jelly. It becomes accumulated in the lungs and it can’t be metabolized or destroyed by the body. It leads to a serious lung inflammation.