These chemicals have also been found to be carcinogenic and teratogenic causing danger to both unborn children and ourselves. Similarly, these chemicals are responsible for antibiotic resistant bacteria that is disastrous for health.
The reason that these chemicals are readily absorbed into the body is due to the fact that human skin is very absorbent. Unlike the digestive system, where harmful materials are detoxified, skin absorption does not have any significant mechanisms to detoxify, so the chemicals are directly absorbed into the bloodstream. A study published in the American Journal of Public Health found that the skin absorbs an average of about 64% of the contaminants found in drinking water.
Having said that, let me guess the question that arises in everyone’s mind.