Shampoo Ingredients to Avoid

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Today we will talk about shampoo ingredients to avoid.  But our conversation is not going to be about parabens, sulfates, or phthalates, and not even about petrochemicals.  In fact, you are going to learn something that can help you become … Continued

Is Natural Fragrance Safe?

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Some cosmetic manufacturers say that their fragrance is natural.  Today you are going to learn what natural fragrance can mean.     What does “natural” mean?     Manufacturers often use the word “natural” to describe products we put on … Continued

Shampoo Brands to Avoid Today

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You have probably heard that shampoos and conditioners can be potentially harmful to your health.  They can increase the risk of skin irritation, allergic reactions, and hair loss, and can even contain ingredients linked to endocrine disruption and cancer.  But … Continued

The Depths of Skin Deep Database

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Many of you are familiar with the Skin Deep Database powered by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a US non-profit organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment.   The Skin Deep Cosmetics Database has rated over 73,000 products and is a good … Continued

Is Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine Safe?

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Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine is one of many newly emerging surfactants.  A surfactant (aka cleansing agent) is an ingredient that creates lather and makes your shampoo or body wash foam.  It is now commonly used in shampoos, bath washes, and detergents.   … Continued