Tag Archives: Parabens

Potentially Toxic Chemicals Plummet In Teens After Switching To Safer Cosmetics | Healthy Child Healthy World

Why being aware of what goes into the products we bring into our homes really makes a difference! – The levels of potentially hormone-disrupting chemicals in the bodies of teenage girls plunged just three days after they stopped using certain cosmetic products, shampoos and soaps that contained the problematic substances, according to a new study by […]

3 Everyday Chemical Exposures Pregnant Women Should Avoid | Rodale News

Why knowing what goes into your skincare matters! Especially when you have a little one on the way – Antibacterial Chemicals The newest threat for mothers isn’t something dirty, it’s something quite “clean.” The evidence is mounting that pregnant women and their unborn babies are being exposed to antibacterial compounds with serious health risks, according […]

Stricter EU rules on parabens? | ScienceNordic

Hopefully the EU will do something to take the lead on parabens, but some countries and companies have started the ball rolling, so that’s a start! – Senior Researcher Torkjel M. Sandanger and a group of NILU researchers at the Fram Centre in Tromsø have analysed 350 blood samples from Norwegian women, and have found […]

Stricter EU rules on parabens | ScienceNordic

We do hope this happens! Parabens have come under more and more scrutiny, but they’re unfortunately still used in a vast number of personal care products, even those on babies, yikes! – Parabens are a class of chemicals used as preservatives in a large number of cosmetic products. Parabens have been met with increasing scepticism […]

Why You Need to Switch Deodorants | Rodale News

Two types of chemicals you shouldn’t be finding in your or your little one’s skincare! Parabens and pthalates, here’s why you should be avoiding them – A recent study in the Journal of Applied Toxicology found that chemicals commonly used in deodorants were showing up in breast-cancer tumors, leading the authors to suspect that they […]

Top 15 Dangerous Ingredients in Skin Care | Care2 Healthy Living

A great list of what SHOULDN’T be in skincare! When you’ve got great, natural ingredients to choose from, why opt for ingredients like these? – 1. SYNTHETIC FRAGRANCES often contain phthalates (pronounced THAY-lates), synthetic chemicals commonly used to stabilize fragrances and make plastic more pliable. These endocrine disrupters mimic hormones and may alter genital development. […]