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    I've been looking a bit more at the ingredients of my toiletries lately, so I decided to look at my old can of Barbasol to compare. I noticed a warning on the label..."do not heat for warm lather or any other purpose". Then I saw why...the ingredients contained both isobutane and propane.

    I knew it wasn't happy stuff in there, but I was spreading propane and butane on my face for that long?

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    What you don't know won't hurt you, right?

    Seriously, that is a little scarey.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shavely Manden View Post
    I've been looking a bit more at the ingredients of my toiletries lately, so I decided to look at my old can of Barbasol to compare. I noticed a warning on the label..."do not heat for warm lather or any other purpose". Then I saw why...the ingredients contained both isobutane and propane.

    I knew it wasn't happy stuff in there, but I was spreading propane and butane on my face for that long?
    I have to say that is explosive news!
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    They mean not to heat the can.. I don't think there's any problem with heating the cream itself. The propane and butane are used as propellants.

    I suppose some residual propane or butane might end up in the cream. Probably not a big deal, but yet one more reason to avoid the goo.

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