13th September 2015

Sunscreen Damage!

7th September 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 […]
25th August 2015

Animal By-Products [part 2]

Are You Concerned About Animal By-Products in Your Cosmetics? Part II Maybe you are vegetarian or vegan or maybe you just don’t like the idea of putting animal by-products on your face or body… If this is you…these are some […]
10th August 2015


    The term lacks a medical definition, but it is in common usage and found in most standard English dictionaries. In some countries, there are allergy interest groups that provide manufacturers with a certification procedure including tests that ensure […]
2nd June 2015

California Safe Cosmetics Programme

  No smoke without fire… there is no way a US government department would set up this reporting system if there were no concerns in the matter.   California has responded to public demand & is attempting to go further than […]
28th May 2015


        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 […]