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February 11, 2016

Shea Butter Moisturiser

    I have been experimenting in making my own moisturiser.  The criteria was that it needed to be organic & not contain any chemicals & it needed to be quick & simple – no more difficult than going to […]
February 9, 2016

Baking Soda Facial Cleanser

Baking Soda…   or sodium bicarbonate is often used in baking, as a polishing agent & for deep cleaning/deodorizing around the house. I use it instead of the many harsh and toxic household cleaners & get great results.  Sprinkle some […]
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 […]