Monthly Archives: May 2010

Natural Skin Care Products

The demand for natural skin care products has risen in recent years but what does the term “natural” really mean? Many products tout the words “green” or “natural” on their labels but the truth is the marketing labels are not … Continue reading

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Sunscreen with Titanium Dioxide

Titanium dioxide is proven to be one of the safest active ingredients in sunscreen. Continue reading

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Green Tea Body Wash

Green tea body wash can be beneficial to your skin.  White and green teas contain the highest amounts of antioxidants of all tea varieties. Scientists at University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University conducted a study that suggests … Continue reading

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Almond Oil for Skin

Almond oil for skin is an excellent way to soften and condition your face, body and hair.  This oil is expeller pressed from raw almond kernels.  It is great for all skin types and helps to sooth dry, Almonds can … Continue reading

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Certified Organic Skin Care

There is a difference in using certified organic skin care .  When the ingredients are certified organic they have to have the following qualifications: *Avoidance of most synthetic chemical inputs (fertilizer, pesticides, antibiotics, food additives, etc.),genetically modified organisms, irradiation, and … Continue reading

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Skin Care Organic

Does it make that much difference to have your skin care organic? Your skin plays a major role in your health!  Your skin has the ability to absorb anything you put on it so your choices should be very important. … Continue reading

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Toxic Cosmetics

The latest research on toxic cosmetics shows that prenatal exposure to phthalates affects childhood neurodevelopment.  This study was conducted by Mount Sinai researchers, scientists from Cornell University and the Centers for Disease Control. Urine samples were analyzed for phthalates on … Continue reading

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Shea Butter Organic

Why shea butter organic vs. not organic? The answer lies in the refining process.  Most shea butter is refined with the chemical “hexane” as well as other chemicals.  Shea is high in natural healing properties and when it is refined … Continue reading

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