close search
close search


What Your Facial Cleanser Isn’t:
How the Rise of Synthetic Additives Has Changed the Way We Age (And NOT for the Better)

Article Summary


Every woman knows you need to cleanse your skin every day.

It’s the first thing you learn about skin care, right?

An effective cleansing routine

  • Removes dry, dead skin cells to promote new cell growth (skin turnover)…
  • Provides anti-oxidants that protect against cellular damage…
  • Helps hydrate to keep your skin healthy…
  • Cleanses pores to prevent oil and blackhead buildup…
  • And more…

But have you ever noticed a cleanser actually working on your skin?

Ever Wondered Why Your Cleanser Is Not Making Any Difference?

While developing the Total Activation line of skincare products, we spoke with dozens of researchers and scientists and worked with thousands of women all over the world, the women we spoke with were very clear:

Most of the time, cleansers where making ZERO impact on skin appearance, age marks, lines, and wrinkles.

We asked our research consultants why this was the case and they went to work analyzing and studying the ingredients in dozens of the most popular facial cleansers on the market today.

What did researchers discover?

For years, I was basically feeding my skin toxins.

Chrissi Topoleski - Skincare Expert & Model


The Truth About What’s In Your
Cleanser Will SHOCK You!

Nearly 10 commonly researched irritants, chemical-based penetrators, and endocrine disruptors were found in the most common cleansers and anti-age beauty products in the market.

You may have heard of some of these before:

Parabens used as preservatives in cosmetic products. Researchers have long studied the link between parabens and breast tumors.

Synthetic dyes and colors are commonly found in cleansers and anti-age creams. Many synthetic dyes are suspected carcinogens (the EU has and D&C Red 27 and FD&C Blue 1 but these are still found in many American beauty products).

Phthalates are a common additive in moisturizing cleansers. These endocrine disruptors are believed to increase cancer risk.

Toluene and other solvents that are actually petroleum or coal based. In the industrial world, these solvent additives are used to dissolve and thin paint. In some cleansers and skincare products, they are used to bleach away age marks.

And many more researched toxins including formaldehyde, SLS, and others.


Are these Chemicals Doing More
Harm than Good?

It’s difficult to say with absolute certainty that unnatural additives in beauty products (especially facial cleansers) are doing more harm than good.

However, from the women we’ve talked to and worked with at Total Activation, we noticed an incredible difference in skin vibrance, cell turnover, and complexion improvement when these additives are removed from a skincare routine.

Just ask Chrissi, a professional model and beauty consultant who recently switched from a synthetic-based cleanser to Total Activation Total Cleanser!

“I was absolutely stunned when I first looked at the label of my cleanser,” Chrissi said. “For years, I was basically feeding my skin toxins.”

For someone like Chrissi who relies on her skin tone and complexion for her career, suffering damage from chemical additives on a daily basis is potentially devastating.

“I remember thinking ‘this isn’t just about my health!’ because if I lose my complexion, I lose my work,” Chrissi added.


Natural Bio-Actives Make the Difference.

Total Activation Total Cleanser relies on natural bio-actives that deliver...

  • High Potency Vitamin C Treatment for Ageless Skin
  • Nourishing Antioxidants to Prevent and Help Heal Damage
  • Plant Lipid Moisturizers to Lock in Hydration
  • And Vegan Exfoliants that Promote Cell Turnover

The result is a cleanser that clears pores and firms to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles.


It’s Time to Try a Naturally-Based Cleanser.

“I think everyone should try a natural cleanser,” Chrissi suggested. “I know it sounds crazy, but I could immediately tell the difference.”

Total Activation is changing the way beauty products are made and used.

While potentially harmful chemical additives have been used for years in beauty products because of low cost, Total Activation is taking a unique, small-batch and pure-sourcing approach to finding natural alternatives that awaken younger skin from the inside out.

“The moment you take all these toxins away,” Chrissi said, “you notice your skin free up.”

“It’s immediate,” she added.

If you’d like to try a naturally-based cleanser, click below right now. Satisfaction is guaranteed for every Total Activation product.

Try the Total Activation Anti-Age Skincare Line!

We asked Chrissi, several other models, and celebrities to participate in a Total Activation Skin Care Study initially replacing their entire routine with Total Activation Total Cleanser.

“The results were incredible,” Chrissi said of her experience. “I can’t believe how long I went actually damaging my skin instead of helping it stay healthy.”

Chrissi isn’t the only woman who loves the transformative power of Total Activation Total Cleanser.

Since the launch of Total Activation Total Cleanser in 2016, over 10,000 women have discovered the power of paraben free, sulphate free, phthalate free, and 100% vegan daily cleansing.