September

September 25, 2015

Palm oil / Palmitate

      Did you know cosmetics are endangering the Orangutan? Palm oil is in roughly 50% of all packaged goods. from cookies, peanut butter, and breakfast cereal to cleaning products, laundry detergent, lipstick, and body lotion. Are you wondering how […]
September 15, 2015

Younique mascara…

    I hear people raving about Younique Mascara saying how wonderful it is so I thought I would take a closer look… The Ingredient list can be found here on their website.  They claim this mascara increases average lash […]
September 13, 2015

Sunscreen Damage!

September 11, 2015

Triclosan

Triclosan… is found in many personal care products, household cleaners & cosmetics.   It was invented to be used as a surgical scrub for medical professionals, not for putting on your face or brushing your teeth. “Studies have increasingly linked triclosan […]
September 9, 2015

Would You Eat Your Makeup?

Why would you put something on your skin that you wouldn’t eat? For example these are the ingredients in Clinique Even Better Makeup Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 6%, Zinc Oxide 3.5%, Titanium Dioxide 2.9% Water, Methyl Trimethicone, Phenyl Trimethicone, Dimethicone, Triethylhexanoin, […]
September 7, 2015

Perfume – Unregulated…

Perfume is an unregulated industry!             I have had problems with MCS [multiple chemical sensitivity] & have a severe allergic reaction to some perfumes, after shaves, air fresheners & laundry/ & cleaning products so I […]
September 5, 2015

Allergic Reaction?

So What is an Allergic Reaction?     Irritated skin can be caused by a variety of factors. These include immune system disorders, medications & infections. When an allergen triggers an immune system response, then this is called an allergic […]
September 3, 2015

Three Confusing Terms…

Non Comedogenic: has a simple meaning – a product that will not clog pores.  A clogged pore causes comedones which are white heads which in turn may become blackheads or pimples. Another variation of the term is non acnegenic where […]