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Reducing the Chemical Burden on Your Body

The Body’s Chemical Burden We are exposed to chemicals in our daily hygiene, makeup, and cleaning routines that have a profound impact on our health.  The cocktail of chemicals we are breathing in, metabolizing, and absorbing, are in our everyday products that we use daily and we expect that they are safe, and they should […]

Toxic Lipstick

Get to Know the Common Ingredients in Your Makeup & Skin Care and Why They Are Toxic Here’s a quick guide to the common cosmetic chemicals that you will find in conventional makeup and body care products in Canada and the US. Click here for a mini  Pocket Reference for Toxic Chemicals in Body Care […]

Is This Mass Fraud? 3 Minute Video Clip

Gentle Formula with Aloe, fine print: “causes irritation to skin & urinary tract”… YES, in Baby Bubble Bath – Watch this 3 Minute Video Clip Many of you are becoming more aware of the lack of regulations in the cosmetic industry and are learning what’s really in your personal care products. To review some basics, this […]

Why is Ethylene Glycol (Anti-Freeze) in our bloodstream & What is it doing to us?

Glycols are just one of a long list of ingredients found in everyday personal care products. This video helps you get to know the ‘toxic 12′ ingredients and contaminants in personal care products. Do you know where these chemicals come from and what they are normally used for? Did you know that at least 1/3 […]

Are You Drinking Poison? Cosmetic Ingredients Causing Cancer & Adverse Health Effects

Our Skin’s Drinking What? Studies have shown that on a daily basis the average woman is exposed to 50 mg or more of the Dirty Dozen chemicals thanks to body care, fragrances, and cosmetics. A recent online study showed that 60% of consumers are looking for “safer” products however they still continue to use products […]

Chemicals that are fatal, blind, burn, cause asthma, in our cupboards! “HALL OF SHAME” Revealed

I receive the regular email updates from the EWG and I always enjoy checking out their newest research and development. This year they are working on compiling a database of chemical cleaners that are super toxic and why. This guide will help the public know which cleaners are the most hazardous so that we can […]

Sunscreen and The Dangers of Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology is a popular science arising in the cosmetic industry. It enhances the product’s ability to absorb ingredients at a rapid rate into the skin.  Nanomaterials are modified ingredients, it is matter that’s manipulated on an atomic and molecular scale; they are super tiny and penetrate all the layers of the skin immediately.  Nanotechnology is […]

Sun or No Sun? The Sunshine Vitamin Debate

I am so excited that spring is almost here! Finally we get to enjoy the warmth of the sun on our faces and a warm breeze as we go for walks and run errands. I love the sun! Soon I will be planning trips to the pool, the beach, the park, going biking and having […]

BPA – CBC News

BPA is in the packaging of most prepared foods and recently Campbells has finally agreed to eliminate BPA from their packaging and canned foods!  Some common things that BPA is found in is the lining in canned foods, the lining in pop cans, plastic bags, plastic wrap, plastic containers, pacifiers, utensils, children’s toys, and plastic […]

What’s in your Personal Care Products? Take a look!

Check out this great video, The Story of Stuff Project with  The Campaign For Safe Cosmetics featuring Anne Leonard: ” The Ugly Truth of Toxins In, Toxins Out”. They have been advocating for better legislation around toxic chemicals in personal care products since 2005. This 8 minute clip gives some good insight. Take a look!