What’s in your Nail Polish & Shampoo?

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by Katie Garrison From www.ema-online.org [tag]Chemicals[/tag] enter our bodies through the air we breathe, the soil, food, and through our skin. As more and more of us are becoming aware of the chemicals in our lives, from air and water pollution, to the cleaning products used around our homes, to the amounts of pesticides and… 

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5 Most Common Chemical Ingredients in Skin Products

Have you ever scrutinized the ingredients of every [tag]skin-care product[/tag] you currently own or almost all supposed “healthy” and expensive skin-care products sold in any store? If you did, you will be appalled by your findings as you will find a combination of dangerous chemical and synthetic ingredients. So why is it important to analyze… 

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Deodorant & Breast Cancer Link

Yet another article linking traditional [tag]personal care products[/tag] and [tag]cancer[/tag]: [tag]Deodorant[/tag] ‘may be linked to breast cancer’ A link has been found between aluminium in deodorants and cancer, according to British scientists. Tests found that women who used deodorants had deposits of aluminium in their outer [tag]breasts[/tag]. The samples were taken from women who had… 

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Cancer Alert: PVC – The Poison Plastic

Following the [tag]Mattel Toys[/tag] recall due to impermissible use of lead paint and risks associated with small, high-powered magnets, I did a bit of research on other dangers in our children toys. I am gravely disturbed by the fact that there are far greater danger lurking in our children products AND also our everyday products…. 

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Cancer Alert: Protect Your Skin this Summer (2)

In my quest for searching for the safest sunscreen, I came across with alarming findings that you must be weary! Many commercial [tag]sunscreen[/tag] products contain ingredients which latest research reveals may cause serious problems…. Please check your sunscreen and watch out for the following ingredients! Octyl-methoxycinnamate – produces free radicals (singlet molecular oxygen) known to… 

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Zinc Oxide Sunscreen vs Titanium Oxide Sunscreen

Following my post on Cancer Alert: Protect Your Skin this Summer, I have been researching on commercial [tag]sunscreens[/tag] and [tag]organic sunscreens[/tag]. To my utmost dismay, some reputable “organic” companies claimed to make “organic sunscreen” that is safe and free of dangerous chemicals. How deceiving their claims are! When you scrutinize their ingredient lists, you will… 

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How Organic is your Organic Sunscreen?

Following my post of Cancer Alert: Protect Your Skin this Summer, I have been searching for natural and safe [tag]sunscreen[/tag]s that is free of harmful chemical ingredients like Octyl Methoxycinnamate (OMC), Titanium Dioxide, benzophenone and etc… I first did a search in [tag]Google[/tag] using the search term “organic sun screen” and a list of hits… 

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