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Category Archives: "Skin, Lip and Body Care"

Great Cancer Organizations + Skin, Lip and Body Care

One of My Top Picks for Where to Find Safer Products: O & N Collective

Have you been looking for safe personal care products? Are you having a hard time finding them? I’ve posted before about where to find safer products, but I recently found a new favorite place-the O & N Collective. This company is completely aligned with the Cinco Vidas philosophy. Michelle Witherby is the founder, and we

Britta's Cancer Survival Journey + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Britta's Book at a Glance: Chapter 2, Your Skin is Fragile

If you’re going through cancer treatments, you know-it wreaks havoc on your skin. That’s why I devoted an entire chapter to skin care in my book, When Cancer Hits. Chapter 2 is all about your skin, and how chemotherapy, radiation, and medications dry it out, thin it out, and make it look dull and sickly.

Skin, Lip and Body Care + Toxic Talk and Labels

Reduce Your Toxic Load: Choosing Fragrance-Free is a Great Start

 I’ve posted other articles about fragrances, and how they contain as many as 200 unknown chemicals that manufacturers are not required to list on the labels. Some of these chemicals can be potentially harmful to your skin and can also exacerbate problems like asthma and allergies. They can be especially harmful to people who are

Psoriasis + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Severe Psoriasis Could Increase Your Risk of Heart Attack

Psoriasis is a chronic disease that causes red, dry patches of thickened skin on various parts of the body, most commonly on the elbows and knees. Believed to be caused by a malfunction in the immune system, psoriasis can be irritating and uncomfortable, even emotionally devastating, but some forms are particularly serious and severe, causing