Nail polish is a luxury that some women can't live without. While some choose to glam it up in today's world, it's a kind of tribal decoration that undoubtedly once carried a lot more significance than we give it credit for. However those natural dyes and resins our ancestors once used to color themselves with have been replaced by harsh chemicals. Think your nail polish is safe and just a harmless indulgence? Guess again. Check out some of these ingredients that could be in your favorite nail polish.
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To achieve optimal health and create sustainable wellness, it’s imperative that you become aware of not only what you are putting in and around your body, but also, what you put on it. Between shampoos, toothpaste, face creams, deodorant, cosmetics and so on, most people are voluntarily dousing themselves daily with multiple chemicals, carcinogens and mutagens, adding to their toxic loads and setting the stage for illness and disease. Seems like kind of a crazy habit, doesn’t it?
Understanding the ingredients in personal care products can become so overwhelming and confusing we tend to shut down. It leaves... View Article
Safecosmetics.org shares with us the best recipes to make your own safe cosmetics right at home. Don't miss out!
The Cancer Prevention Coalition and Organic Consumers Association warn of major risks to health from the great majority of cosmetics and personal care products.
One of my favorite site just wrote a great piece on unearthing the myths behind cosmetic safety which I think you all will really like!
Safe Cosmetics is a great resource for information on cosmetics. They posted a great Q&A Series that covers some great questions.