Flamingo is a platform designed to serve many needs related to consumer products and ingredients safety and earth-friendliness. It contains the ingredient lists of thousands of skin and hair care products, mostly from the USA and France at this stage, and it is able to recognise over 30000 ingredients, including over 2000 essential oils, 100s of common allergens etc.
Comedogenes are ingredients that, when used in a skincare, cosmetic or personal care product, tend to clog the skin pores and therefore reduce natural contact of skin and pores with the air. When they do so, they favor development of acne, which is caused by specific bacteria that grow in skin pores, especially in the absence of natural air flow.
Formaldehyde releasers are chemicals that are sometimes used in skincare, personal care and cosmetic products.
Pregnancy is a special time in the life of any woman.
Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that are used in many skincare, cosmetic and personal care products.
Ethanolamine and its derivatives such as diethanolamine (DEA) and triethanolamine (TEA) are used in many skincare, cosmetic and personal care products. They play numerous functions such as neutralizers, surfactants (foaming agents, emulsifiers) or even hair fixatives.
EDTA (Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) is sometimes used in skin and hair products for its conservative and stabilizing properties.
Microplastics are fine particles of plastic no larger than 5mm.
Essential oils, like many fragrances, are used in many skincare, cosmetic and personal care products.
Fragrances are often often used in skincare, cosmetic and other personal care products.
Mineral oils are used in many skincare, cosmetic and personal care products, as well as numerous other objects found in everyday life, including car engines etc.
Many skincare, cosmetic and personal care products contain common allergens, as identified by the American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS) or the European Union.
Sulfates containing ingredients, such as Sodium Lauryl Sulfate or Sodium Laureth Sulfate, are anioninc surfactants often used in cleansing products, due to their ability to solubilize oily compounds and to create foam at the skin surface.
Silicones and siloxanes are a diverse family of synthetic chemical polymers based on silicon and methanol.
Parabens have traditionally been used as conservatives in many products for skin or hair, due to their broad spectra of efficacy against micro-organisms that can contaminate skincare products, and their rather good skin tolerance.
Phthalates are a class of ingredients that are often used in skincare and cosmetic products due to their ability to stabilize and maintain fragrances.
Your Sensitivity Profile is a list of ingredients that your skin may react to, based on your personal experience with skin and hair care products. It is not based on general knowledge about ingredients that are "good" or "bad" for the average person, but entirely based on your personal experience with skin and hair products - the results are therefore totally specific to you.
Flamingo is designed to be used on any common device accessing the internet (desktop, mobile, tablet...). It is also designed so that you may save any key parameters on a device (e.g., ingredients you want to avoid) and access these parameters later on any other device.
Flamingo can be used on any device. It also allows you to save your sessions and personal choices so that you can use them again later from any device.
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Flamingo is an advanced self-diagnostic and product search platform. It is designed to help everyone find products and ingredients that fit their own personal skin condition and environmental priorities.