SLS, Parabens, Petrochemicals,
Artificial Colours, fragrances, preservatives & Animal derived products
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Antibacterial soaps. I’ve used them in the past and my hands got really dry and itchy. I didn’t realise then that the main ingredient in many was Triclosan, a pesticide. According to the FDA website "New data suggest that the risks associated with long-
Which chemicals should you look out for in personal care products? Thank you to Dr Frank Lipman for an interesting article
EWG's Skin Deep database gives you practical solutions to protect yourself and your family from everyday exposures to chemicals. Skin Deep launched in 2004 to create online safety profiles for cosmetics and personal care products. Their aim is to fill in where industry and government leave off.
Since 2004, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics has put pressure on the cosmetics industry to make safer products. -
YouTube video demonstration of how fast chlorine absorbs into the body from tap water. I’m now looking for a whole house water filter
Whether cosmetics or certain ingredients in them cause more subtle or long-
Did you know that the term “Hypoallergenic” was meaningless? All those products you buy because they are supposedly hypoallergenic, particularly for your children, aren’t what they say they are at all. Watch this video.
Update: Dr Axe, in the second link, recommended one particular sunscreen and after the article was published the manufacturer changed the formula -
We use coconut oil, which is cheap compared to shop bought sunscreen, and we use common sense, which is free.
The cosmetics industry show contempt for their customers by ignoring warnings about hazardous chemicals in products, even for children. This report from the Daily Mail lists the products containing a preservative that is causing many people problems. Profits clearly come first.
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