What The Heck Are Parabens?

Parabens are preservatives used in cosmetics to help prevent bacteria growth. Sounds great, right? Wrong. While it sounds ideal to include an ingredient that reduces bacteria in your products, parabens have been categorized as xenoestrogens (aka “estrogen disruptors”) which have been linked to breast cancer and reproductive issues.


I know we just dropped some heavy news on you (sorry!) but hey, a girl’s got a right to know. Just know that we’ve thought about it so you never have to. Stowaway products are always designed with you in mind, from size to ingredients to performance. You can always count on us to be paraben-free.

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