Cosmetics

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 1, 2015

100% or is it?

100% of something is a popular labelling trick in the cosmetics industry but there is no standard use of this claim. A product may be promoted as containing 100% aloe vera for instance but this does not mean that the […]
May 28, 2015

GRAS [USA]

        Not to be confused with generally recognised as safe & effective! This is the US official view: “GRAS” is an acronym for the phrase Generally Recognized As Safe. Under sections 201(s) and 409 of the Federal […]