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Toxic Talk and Labels

Beware Internet Beauty Products—They Could Contain Toxic Mercury

You can find pretty much anything on the Internet these days, and beauty products are no exception. Unfortunately, there are some unsavory characters out there trying to make a quick buck by selling counterfeit and potentially dangerous products to consumers. Here’s how to protect yourself and your family. Tests Show Mercury Sometimes at Dangerously High

Skin, Lip and Body Care + Toxic Talk and Labels

Sunscreen Ingredients Absorbed More than We Thought: Should You Be Worried?

According to dermatologists, the sun is enemy number one when it comes to the skin’s health and appearance. Sunscreen helps, but recent research has shown that some of the ingredients in sunscreen aren’t as safe as we’d like them to be. Here at CV Skinlabs, we’ve always recommended that you stick with zinc oxide when

Toxic Talk and Labels

Deadly Superbugs in Your Makeup Bag?

How often do you clean out the products in your makeup bag? If you’re like most of us, not often. But we may all need to change that habit, and quickly, considering the results of a recent study. Scientists tested a group of products commonly found in makeup bags, and what they found would make

Skin, Lip and Body Care + Toxic Talk and Labels

Could Your Smartphone and Computer be Harming Your Skin?

We stare at them for hours every day: our smartphones and computers. What we don’t think about is the fact that they are staring back. Smartphones, tablets, and computers all emit light rays whenever they’re turned on. One of those light waves is blue light, and recent research suggests that this particular color may have

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