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Can Cleaning Your Hands Lead to a Dreaded Disease

submitted by: admin on 10/13/2014
According to an article published in the April 2014 issue of Chemical Research in Toxicology, triclosan and octylphenol promote breast cancer growth in mice. Triclosan is found in the urine of 75% of Americans! MIce exposed to both chemicals had larger and more dense breast cancer tumors than mice not exposed to them.  In second article published...

Chemicals Found in Skin and Personal Care Products

submitted by: admin on 05/24/2019
TOP SYNTHETIC COSMETIC INGREDIENTS TO AVOID THAT ARE FOUND IN SKIN CARE, BODY CARE AND SELF-CARE PRODUCTS   1. Parabens: Methyl, Propyl, Butyl and Ethyl parabens   2. Diethanolamine (DEA), Triethanolamine (TEA)   3. Formaldehydes: Diazolidinyl Urea, Imidazolidinyl Urea   4. Sodium lauryl sulfate: and/or Laureth Sulfate.  ...

Coconut Oil Outperforms Mineral Oil for Your Skin

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  What you put on your skin goes directly into your lymphatics and circulation without passing the liver first, as happens when we eat something. And, some chemicals are more permeable across the skin than across the gut. You should not put anything on your skin that you would not eat! Autopsy studies show that mineral oil widely permeates our internal...

Cosmetic Ingredient Review by the FDA with Stacy Malkan

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  The cosmetic trade association does cosmetic ingredient reviews. The organization is composed of cosmetic manufacturers and people who they select to review their products for safety issues. The conflict of interest has led to a very poor job and for the most part this industry is not adequately regulated; the fox is guarding the hen house. There are...

Do Spices Prevent Cancer?

submitted by: admin on 05/27/2016
The spice, saffron, shows promise in preventing liver cancer in animal models. Rats treated with the chemical carcinogen, diethylnitrosamine (DEN) there was an inhibition of cell proliferation and stimulation of apoptosis, both of which are important cancer treatment mechanisms. Chronic infection with hepatitis B or C are major risk factors for primary hepatocellular...

Food Labeling, How Deceptive is It?

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
  Food products are not the same as food. If you don't understand the ingredients list, don't buy it! Many products do not list all ingredient. This is especially true of cosmetics. Learn how to read a label!          

Healthy Cosmetics, Vicki Saputo, RN

submitted by: admin on 09/23/2013
  We are more concerned with how we look than how safe the products we put on our skin are. Cosmetics are not regulated to protect us as they should. Most products contain many toxic chemicals that are absorbed through the skin and poison the body for years. Nurse Vicki reviews these issues and offers suggestions of what you can use to be safe and still...

How Safe are Cosmetics? With Marie Veronique Nadeau

submitted by: admin on 05/24/2019
The ingredients in cosmetic products are not regulated and they have many toxic ingredients that are not listed. To have healthy skin it is crucial to eat a good diet, exercise, and be sure you have sufficient antioxidants. Exercising the facial muscles helps keep them from sagging.

Lluvia Cosmetics with Amazon John Easterling

submitted by: admin on 05/24/2019

Marie-Veronique Nadeau

submitted by: admin on 05/24/2019
    Marie-Veronique Nadeau has devoted a good portion of her adult life to the study of the cosmetics industry, with a view to providing safe alternatives to the frequently quite toxic products currently on offer to the public.  This research has taken her into fields as diverse as sun protection, anti-aging, the safety of products designed for...

More Safe Skin Care Products and Products to Avoid, by Vicki Saputo

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
Below is more valuable information about cosmetics that are safe and what to avoid, as well as several good links to sites that offer natural personal hygiene products. All of these products have been used and tested by Vicki!                   

Nanoparticles: An Overview

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
  Nanoparticles are extemely small particles that can travel to parts of the body where normally they are not found. The safety and long term effects of these particles is unknown, but we're using them anyway! Titanium issues are discussed in terms of possible relationship to lung cancer. The safety tests are being done on the population at large....

Phthalates Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
The journal Diabetes Care came out with an article in April of 2012 showing a link between high levels of phthalates and double the risk for type 2 diabetes. They also found that certain phthalates disrupted insulin production in the pancreas. This is the tip of the iceberg regarding severe pollution of the planet. The Environmental Working Group did a study...

The Story of Cosmetics: The Safe Cosmetics Act with Stacy Malkan

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
  Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry is an excellent book that talks about the film, "The Story of Cosmetics" including the toxicity and lack of regulation of the cosmetics industry. Makeup, hair dyes, lipstick, and even baby shampoos are linked to cancer, birth defects, fertility problems, skin problems and much more....

The Worst Toxins with Vicki and Stacy Malkan

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
  Toxins are widespread are in most of our cosmetic products because they are mostly unregulated. The three "P's" are widely used and include parabens; there are dozens of them and they are linked to cancer because they cause early puberty, a risk factor for breast cancer. The second P are pthalates, which is very widespread. They are plastic...

Top Synthetic Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid

submitted by: admin on 05/24/2019
Found in Skin Care, Body Care, and Self Care Products

Vicki's Safe Skin Care Products

submitted by: admin on 06/17/2017
  Vicki Saputo, RN has researched safe cosmetics and skin care products for more than 20 years. Her personal list below consists of products she has researched, tested and recommends. Remember our skin is our body’s largest organ and more than 60% of what we put on our skin is absorbed into our blood stream. We don’t want to absorb hormone...