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Category Archives: "Hands and Feet"

Breast Cancer + Caregiving

Safe Skin Care Revolution Tour-Stop #1: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Side effects from cancer treatments can be extremely difficult to deal with. Aside from the expected hair loss and thinning eyelashes, patients can suffer from hand and foot syndrome, redness and burns, rashes, and embarrassing dryness and flaking. Cancer centers recommend products, but many of them are full of petroleum-based ingredients, carcinogens, hormone disruptors and

CV Skinlabs Recommendations + Eczema and Dermatitis

Help Us Get CV Skinlabs Products to Those Who Need Them In Hospitals and Cancer Centers! Be Part of the Change

I have a new goal-and I’m hoping all Cinco Vidas readers will help me achieve it, because really, it’s about all of us.

Hands and Feet + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Could Your Gel Manicure Leave You with Nerve Damage or Skin Cancer?

I got a very disturbing comment from one of our CV Skinlabs readers a little bit ago. After reading it, I felt really angry that more isn’t done to ensure customer safety with beauty procedures. This poor woman is an ovarian cancer survivor, and she said that she likes to get those new gel manicures.

Hands and Feet + Toxic Talk and Labels

Think You’ve Got a Non-Toxic Nail Polish? Check Again!

A recent study has discovered that even nail polishes labeled as “non-toxic” or as being free of certain potentially hazardous chemicals aren’t necessarily telling the truth. What’s going on? Study Shows Some Polishes Mislabeled The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) sampled 25 nail care products available only from nail salons-twelve of which were

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