The Hidden Dangers of Bioaccumulation (And How to Avoid Them)
February 23, 20222 min read
Have you heard of bioaccumulation? This word sounds ominous, and honestly: It kind of is.
It refers to the buildup of a substance (usually a not-so good-for-you substance) in the body, which can lead to adverse health effects.
Bioaccumulation and Your Body
You may not think you’re experiencing bioaccumulation, but if you’re using skincare products that contain preservatives, there’s a good chance that these preservatives are building up in your system.
See, many of the commercial products we use every day aren’t actually free of chemicals that are known to cause damage to our bodies. Instead, they contain these chemicals in very low doses.
The belief is that if you only use that one product with that very small dose of bad-for-you ingredient in it, then you will be okay. However, the reality is that most of us use a multitude of these types of products every day, upping our dose from negligible to concerning.
In concentrated doses, skincare preservatives (like frequently used parabens) can not only irritate your skin. They also can disrupt your endocrine system and even cause reproductive harm.
Other types of preservatives have been shown to cause issues with breathing, eye irritation, organ damage, and lymphatic system damage.
Our bodies are excellent at filtering out a certain amount of dangerous chemicals. But after a while, our bodies become overloaded and can’t filter out the chemicals as efficiently.
The solution, of course, is to stop putting these chemicals into and onto your body.
A Better Option
At Wild Ice, we’ve developed a line of skincare that doesn’t use any dangerous preservatives that bioaccumulate and pose a threat to your health.
Instead, we’re the only company in the world that keeps all of our skincare ingredients cold until we use them to make our products. And then we keep our products cold until we ship them off to you.
Believe it or not, cold preservation actually keeps our skincare products fresher than preservatives do. This is because there are three distinct ways that skincare products can break down, and preservatives only prevent one of these. Cold preservation stops all three.
By chilling our products right up until the moment of sale, we keep anti-oxidants from oxidizing, new compounds from forming into sensitizers, and delicate ingredients such as peptides and ceramides from breaking down.
As a result, you get a product that not only is safer for your health, it’s a lot more potent, too.
Naturally Safe Skincare at Home
Here’s the good news: Even if bioaccumulation is your reality right now, it doesn’t have to be forever. Studies have shown that once your skin is given a break from the toxic preservatives that accumulate on your body, it has a chance to expel them, allowing you a fresh start.
You can get that fresh start by switching to our natural, cold-kept and preservative free line of skincare today. We recommend choosing our four-step facial set, which includes our five-star reviewed cleanser, C-serum, toner and cold cream for a 21% discount.
Mila (pronounced 'mee-luh') is mother of three, wife, and founder of Wild Ice, an all-natural cold-preserved skincare line dedicated to bringing the best of care to women everywhere.
The Cyro-C serum is by far the best vitamin C serum I have ever used. I love skincare so much and you can tell this product is made with care. The smell is amazing and I get complimented almost daily about how my face looks glowing since I started using. Mila was so kind and knowledgeable. I will definitely be rebuying once I run out!
I have oily/combination skin, so I pump/mix both and then apply, otherwise it’s too oily and doesn’t absorb quickly. This works so well! It makes your skin smell great even hours after application. I only wish this trick for oily skin was on the instructions of bottle. I didn’t realize until I saw it on one of their insta stories. Great product otherwise!
I love the 4-step facial products. The routine is easy and simple and the results are amazing. This is one of the best product lines I have used on my face, and I can really see a difference in my skin. I first purchased two of the products at Market Days in Tallahassee. When I finished the products, I went back to what I was using previously. It was not long until I decided that Wild Ice is the perfect product line for me and my dry skin. I am hooked.
I recently found these products and amazing creator at our local farmers market and all I can say is WOW! I was instantly sold from the moment I applied the cold-kept cream to my skin. I'll absolutely be going back for more from her skincare line and watching allll of her informative videos on their social media page
This is absolute gold in a bottle that smells like fresh oranges. My skin is sensitive and I do have rosacea and it drinks Cryo-C up! My complexion has greatly improved and am so happy I made the splurge. This, along with the toner, are new repeat buys for my skin routine. I look forward to my skin routine AM & PM just because it feels and smells amazing!
This has improved my skin and is very refreshing. I have sensitive skin and rosacea and this has not caused any breakouts. I use this with Cryo-C and absolutely love it! Will definitely be a repeat buy to my skin routine.
I recently purchased the complete skin care package and I absolutely love it! I’m having a hard time deciding which product is my favorite. The cleanser makes my skin so soft and helps with my overall skin appearance, The serum brightens my skin, one of the best I’ve tried and the moisturizer! It has improved every single issue I’ve been concerned with. Love love love the entire collection! Thank you so much!
I just started with this to see how my skin took it before I invested in any more products. I have used it consistently for several weeks and WOW. My skin literally feels more healthy and looks it, too! And my husband is always telling me I smell good right after I put it on. :)
I found this product at the Rosemary Beach farmers market. It is amazing! Have been using it for 2 weeks and my skin feels wonderful. I have rosacea and use others products for it, but this adds to the regimen and soathes your face. Love that it is cold (if you put it in fridge) which is so calming in the summer!