toxic ingredients

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 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 15, 2015

Read the Label!

  There is a very simple way to differentiate between the hype and truth in skin care…read the ingredient list on the label. But do you know what it all means? This image shows the ingredients in Olay Total Effects […]
May 2, 2014

Can your nails breathe?

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