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WHY DO WE NEED NATURAL COSMETICS? MAY 3, 2020

Many non-natural beauty products on the market today include an astonishing amount of scary chemicals. From parabens (chemicals linked to cancer) to formaldehyde to petroleum waxes, an ordinary lotion can contain quite the toxic mixture. Chemicals, artificial colours, and fillers in skin care products can cause redness, irritation, and breakouts. Read more at: Source: Elgreco Cosmetics

WHAT MAKES A PRODUCT CLEAN OR SAFE? QUESTIONING ‘CLEAN BEAUTY’

In a world of buzz-word marketing and false labels that capitalize on people’s desires for sustainable, organic, or more natural products, what does it mean for a product to be “safe” or “clean”? Clean Beauty Labels: Legitimate or A Scam? An article by the HuffPost questions our reliance on the label of “clean beauty”, “natural”, …

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CANCER MAY BE THE COST YOU PAY FOR SMOOTH SKIN: THE DANGERS OF TALC

Google “Is talc in makeup safe?” and you’ll find tons of pages with what seems like differing and at times, conflicting answers to the question. Some articles claim that talc in makeup is completely safe, because it is not a known carcinogen. In the very next paragraph, these articles will then cite the lawsuit that …

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QUARANTINE YOUR SKIN

QUARANTINE YOUR SKIN FOR BETTER HEALTH Worried about damaging your skin with the wrong products? Consider a skin quarantine. Government-mandated stay at home orders has banished us to our homes 24/7, changing life as we know it dramatically. For many, this global pandemic has not only affected our pockets but our bodies. Let’s learn what it means …

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