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Skincare Ingredients to Avoid, Part 9: Synthetic Fragrances

A perusal of the ingredients list is the deciding factor for many health-conscious shoppers who are searching for suitable beauty and personal care products. But what if there were a way for manufacturers to cloak toxic chemicals in their products without naming them on the ingredients list? That is exactly the case when it comes […]

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Skincare Ingredients to Avoid, Part 8: Propyl Alcohol

It’s a dangerous toxin. Chemists and lab technicians are encouraged to use gloves, protective eyewear, and extreme caution when handing it. So why is it in our cosmetics and skin care products?

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Skincare Ingredients to Avoid, Part 7: Parabens

Some of the most controversial skincare ingredients on the market today are parabens. While the FDA insists that they are safe, various studies suggest that these commonplace preservatives could threaten our health.

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Nourish Your Face with the Combined Forces of Nature and Science

Many creams for the skin and face claim to be all-natural, and many boast a range of impossible-sounding benefits. There are few, however, that can provide the combined power of natural plant extracts and scientific advancements to nourish the skin using a clean, simple formula. This one can. This one is different.

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Can The Power of Self Healing be Harnessed in a Skin Cream?

The human body – particularly the skin – is in a constant state of regeneration and self healing. The skin sheds its oldest layers and recreates new ones in order to maintain its strength and protection, but over time, the process can break down and malfunction. This is one reason aging occurs. But what if […]

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Skin Aging Faster Than You’d Like? This May Be Why.

Skin aging has been linked to varied factors such as sunlight, smoking, and exposure to free radicals. It would appear, however, that all of these factors have one common denominator.

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Has Your Child Carried Parasites into the Home?

It happens to the best of us. Parents work tirelessly to keep a clean and healthy home, only to discover that parasites have come home with their child; a particular type of vermin that is contagious.

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A History of Soap Making and Why Ingredients Matter

Soap making was originally a very natural and wholesome process that gained popularity in ancient Roman times. Somehow, the technique has become increasingly complicated over time, with more and more unnatural ingredients being added, usually to save time and money during production. Let’s take a look at how soaps are made and why the ingredients […]

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