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Looking back to when this blog was first started in 2009, I’m pleased to see that we have made some progress in safe skin care. Today, we have more options than ever for non-toxic, nourishing products that are actually good for us. Consumers have become more aware of the potentially dangerous chemicals that can exist
Endocrine disruptors. Hormone disruptors. Why should you care? What is the Endocrine System? Inside your body, you have a system that controls your growth and development, moods, metabolism, sexual function, sleep, immune function, and more. Called the “endocrine system,” it’s made of up glands that secrete chemicals called “hormones” into the bloodstream and surrounding tissues.
Revlon is getting irritated. It started when the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics conducted an independent study on a number of Revlon’s cosmetic products. They found a number of potentially harmful chemicals in the formulations. They decided to do something about it. Together with the Breast Cancer Fund and Ultraviolet, the Campaign issued a press release
I’ve posted about parabens before-those potentially harmful preservatives that are used in so many of our personal care products. These synthetic chemicals help keep products free of contamination, so they last longer. Parabens can act like estrogen in the body, however, and since estrogen is considered one of the primary influences on breast cancer, researchers