What is OXYBENZONE? According to EWG: Oxybenzone (a derivative of benzophenone) is widely used as a chemical filter in sunscreens added to nearly 65 percent of the non-mineral sunscreens in EWG’s 2017 sunscreen database. Oxybenzone can cause allergic skin reactions (Rodriguez 2006). In […]
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What is FRAGRANCE? According to EWG: The average fragrance product tested contained 14 secret chemicals not listed on the label. Among them are chemicals associated with hormone disruption and allergic reactions, and many substances that have not been assessed for safety in personal […]
Did you know that SPF isn’t just for Summertime? 🌞 Skin penetrating UVA (radiation) rays are longer in wave length than UVB (burning) rays and can cause premature aging 👵 (yes, rain or shine, summer or winter!), penetrating deeper into the skin than UVB (burning) rays. 😎 But […]
Hi guys! Welcome to ‘Toxic Tuesdays,’ a Blog/Instagram series that I’ve created. I will post (once or twice a month) an in-depth analysis of toxic product ingredients that are shamelessly still being added to makeup, food, and/or personal care products in the United States. The […]
This has to be one of my, hands down, favorite nontoxic/natural products for the cold season!❄⛄ Washing my hands often and going out in the dry, winter air makes my hands very chapped! Last year, the skin between my fingers on my right hand were severely dry. The […]
This is my favorite natural deodorant by Schmidt’s Naturals. 🙋 For years, I’ve struggled with different brands of natural deodorant that couldn’t really do it all. One would have great lasting wear, but then would have embarrassing white residue. Another wouldn’t have residue but I’d have […]