How Safe Are Your Beauty Products?
WARNING Are your beauty care products free from cancer causing parabens? Recent studies have found increasingly dangerous levels of parabens in women of childbearing age who are using beauty products that contain these harmful chemicals.
Tests have shown that parabens can cause skin irritations, allergies, cancer, disrupt normal hormone function and seriously harm the DNA in sperm.
How safe are your beauty products? Check the list of paraben containing beauty products listed here and see if your brand is mentioned. http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/
What you put on your skin is absorbed by your body.
Even if it says "Natural" be sure to read the label!
Chemicals linked to birth defects can stay in cosmetics," says Cosmetic Industry Safety Panel. Most people are surprised to learn that the government neither conducts nor requires safety testing of chemicals that go into health and beauty products.
Parabens are also linked to ecological harm; low levels of butylparaben can kill coral, according to Roberto Danovaro and a team of researchers from Polytechnic University of the Marche in Italy...
Read the rest of this article and find out more by visiting the Environmental Working Group website.
Get informed! Following are some aritcles for your information....
"Are Your Beauty Products Killing You?" by Matthew Wheeland, AlterNet.org
A new report linking birth defects and health risks with a chemical used in trendy cosmetics, gives a long overdue wake-up call to the FDA, consumers and the beauty industry.
"The Ugly Side of Pretty" by Rebecca Ephraim, Dragonfly Media
merging science suggests that untold numbers of cosmetics and personal care ingredients may be silently and insidiously promoting cancer, ravaging women's reproductive functions and causing birth defects.
"Is Your Lipstick Safe?" by Anuja Mendiratta, Ms. Magazine
Personal care and hygiene products from toothpaste to eyeshadow contain thousands of largely unregulated chemicals that could pose serious damage to your health.
Natural Family Botanicals products are paraben FREE!!!
You can use our skin care products with confidence.
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