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8 Dangerous Chemicals in Wallpaper

8 Dangerous Chemicals in Wallpaper

TweetDangerous chemicals in wallpaper?! Who knew? It’s amazing how many different chemicals are lurking around your home! You know of the chemicals in your medicine cabinet and under your kitchen sink, but there are so many other things around your home that contain chemicals–many of them seriously harmful to your health! According to chemical tests conducted by the Ecology Center, you... »

8 Chemicals in Cosmetics to Know About

8 Chemicals in Cosmetics to Know About

TweetThey may make you look beautiful, but are they damaging your health? Cosmetics play a pretty important role in the average woman’s life. From the moment she wakes up in the morning until the moment she removes her makeup at night, there is always something in contact with her skin: eyeliner, eye-shadow, foundation, lipstick, and the list goes on. But what if the chemicals in cosmetics c... »

Hexyl Cinnamal: Why is It In My Lotion?

Hexyl Cinnamal: Why is It In My Lotion?

TweetFind out why this is lurking in your skin care creams and lotions… There are so many chemicals currently in use in skin care products today. If you read the labels on any random moisturizing lotion or anti-aging serum, I’m willing to bet that you wouldn’t recognize have of the ingredients listed there. One of the ingredients that you will commonly find in skin care lotions is call... »

Butylphenyl Methylpropional in Beauty Products: What You Need to Know

Butylphenyl Methylpropional in Beauty Products: What You Need to Know

TweetFind out what the heck this long-winded ingredient really is… One of the ingredients you’ll find on your average cosmetic is Butylphenyl Methylpropional. That is one heck of a long-winded name, but do you have any idea what it really is? The Truth about Butylphenyl Methylpropional Butylphenyl Methylpropional is also called p-tert-butyl-alpha-methylhydrocinnamic aldehyde, but you’l... »

9 Dangerous Chemicals in Your Kitchen

9 Dangerous Chemicals in Your Kitchen

TweetFind out where the danger in your kitchen really is… There are all kinds of unhealthy chemicals around your house–cleaning products in the bathroom, chemicals in your food, and even some potentially toxic ingredients in your cosmetics. Your kitchen is one place where there are a lot of chemicals that can be very dangerous, so it’s important to avoid anything that could put you or ... »

Titanium Dioxide in Salad Dressing

Titanium Dioxide in Salad Dressing

TweetIs your salad dressing out to kill you? Who doesn’t love a good salad? Whether you’re making yourself a chicken-heavy Caesar salad, a tasty fruit salad, or my personal favorite, a Vegan Cobb Salad, salad is one of the healthiest, tastiest meals you can have. Unfortunately, most of us don’t love to eat just plain vegetables, and we have to smother it in our favorite dressings... »

Parabens in Baskin Robbins Ice Cream

Parabens in Baskin Robbins Ice Cream

TweetCould your ice cream give you breast cancer? When it comes to ice cream, there are very few chains in the country that can compete with Baskin Robbins. Companies like Cold Stone Brewery offer ice cream that may be tastier, but Baskin Robbins outdoes them in their sheer number of choices. For those who never want to eat the same kind of ice cream twice, Baskin Robbins is definitely the company... »

Why Glycophosphate Is So Dangerous

Why Glycophosphate Is So Dangerous

TweetWhat you need to know about glycophosphate. When trying to grow a garden, weeds can be the most annoying thing in the world. It doesn’t matter if you want a fairy garden, a huge backyard greenhouse, or a tiny nano garden, if there are weeds growing, your plants will die. This is why there are so many different herbicides and weed killers floating around the market today. One of the most... »

Why your hair dye is dangerous

TweetWho doesn’t love the idea of having hair of a different color? Whether you use chemical or natural hair dyes, giving your hair that perfect color is so much fun. You can do something different, and give yourself an effective makeover in a few short minutes. Be a new you, or just try something that you’ve never been able to do in the past. Hair dye is just a whole lot of fun! But sadly, ... »

Dangerous Chemicals Lurking in Your Shampoo

Dangerous Chemicals Lurking in Your Shampoo

TweetShampoo is probably one of the most commonly used personal care product on the planet. You’ll find that there are so many great brands of shampoo – Kerastase, Aussie Moist, Garnier, and even sulfate-free shampoos made sans chemicals. What chemicals could be in your shampoos, you may ask? You may be surprised to find that there are some dangers to shampoo you didn’t know abou... »

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