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PERFUME & AFTERSHAVES

PERFUME OR FRAGRANCE This can mean anything from an expensive bottle you hope to get at Christmas or your birthday. To a scent used in  products such as cosmetics,men’s care and aftershave, body care, washing powder, or even cleaning products. It can hide a multitude of chemicals. I have even seen some scents used to mask …

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CHILDREN AND BABIES

As I mentioned before, I am a mum of four beautiful daughters and two handsome grandsons. I truly hope, that some of the things I have found, may start you off on making a better chemical free future for you and your families. I think after starting this journey, being aware of what is out …

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EYE MAKEUP

EYE MAKE-UP   This covers a huge amount of products. Its amazing what we use to enhance our eyes. From Eye foundations Base Makeup, Eyebrow enhancement, Eye shadows, Eyeliners, Mascaras and False Eyelashes.   What is in eye shadows, mascara and eye-liners? CHEMICALS IN EYE MAKE- UP This is a very interesting article on FOX …

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SUN PROTECTION

SUN CREAM   This is always a subject I get totally confused on . I know the necessity of using a good sun cream or sunblock, but the stories in the media about what is safe or not, is totally confusing. Its not the easiest thing to dig the truth on, from all the different …

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MEN’S PRODUCTS

MEN’S STUFF, BODY ,BEARDS etc I suppose that men have as many issues with their skin as women. My Husband suffers from dry skin, and nowadays at least men are taking care of themselves and using creams and facial products,so much better than before. It can mean that your products are not safe from them taking …

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DEODORANTS

DEODORANTS- These can contain a whole host of chemicals, Aluminium ( the risks on using this still seem to be mixed) Parabens, Fragrances – and all the chemicals that they contain! DEA, TEA, Propylene  Glycol and others. There is a really comprehensive discussion  on HEALTHLINE.COM . They explain why our armpits smell, and what we …

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NAIL POLISH, GLOSS

NAIL VARNISH /POLISHES   What is in Nail varnishes and Polishes? I have always thought the smell of a nail varnish, smelt toxic, it is such a pungent smell. I can not say that I was surprised after seeing what is in them . I have found less toxic nail polishes, why on earth are …

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LIPSTICKS AND GLOSS

LIPSTICK AND LIP-GLOSS There is another interesting article, with a list to LIPSTICKS and the harmful ingredients found in them. THE READER’S DIGEST . I had been listening to a broadcast on the internet. I had never realised that Lipstick could contain LEAD , I was actually very shocked. I had often wore a bright …

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CELLULITE AND HAIR REMOVAL

CELLULITE – WAYS TO COMBAT IT   Cellulite , or as I have also heard it called Orange peel skin. It is the dimpling of skin, often found on your thighs or bottom,but it can be in other areas as well. MEDICAL NEWS TODAY have information in detail on what it is, the causes and …

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