Tag: petrochemicals

You Get What You Pay For

Happy Earth Day everyone! I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Rich Easterling of Real Purity Cosmetics. We got to talking about why organics and products with natural ingredients cost more. Some of you may be wondering this same thing. Is this stoppin...

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This Deodorant Stuff is The Pits

When I was growing up, I had “pit problems.” What in the world is pit problems, you ask? Well I used to get these horrible welts (you can even call them boils…I know, gross) under my arms. The process would always be the same. Soak, soak, soak in hot wat...

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Is Natural Always Good For You?

I recently became involved in a fascinating discussion on a beauty forum site. This particular part of the discussion was on the term “natural.” I stated that talc was not natural and was a dangerous toxin and carcinogen. In fact, talc is closely related t...

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The Dangers of Parabens

You may be hearing a lot lately about parabens…but what are they and why should we be concerned about them? Parabens are a group of preservatives used in over 25,000 cosmetics and personal care products. Which of these items do you think contain parabens...

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