Why you should avoid SLS This powerful foaming agent (surfactant) unfortunately comes with a price - irritated skin and itchy scalp! Sodium lauryl sulphate is actually the most irritating surfactant used in foaming products - it is even used to clean engines, wash cars and scrub garage floors! When you use a product containing SLS you are stripping off the natural protective oil layer on your skin, leaving it irritated, itchy and inflamed. Studies on Sodium lauryl sulphate have shown that: . SLS easily gets absorbed and enters the bloodstream . SLS delays the healing of wounds . SLS causes skin irritation and flaking of the skin . SLS damages the hair follicle and impairs the ability to grow hair
(1) Formlabs Fuse 1
We visit the headquarters of Formlabs, makers of the Form 2, to check out their newest 3D printer. The Fuse 1 is a SLS printer, which can make highly detailed and complex models with nylon using a process that has not been accessible to prosumers. Sean gets an in-depth look at the Fuse 1, several of its prints, and sends one of his own models through the SLS process to inspect its print quality!