Toxins in Skin Care
Many conventional skin care products contain substances that might be harmful to us. We scrutinize the sience and sort out what the real evidence are
A pure mineral powder is actually good for the skin. It has a calming and healing effect on the skin as well as offering sun protection. But some mineral powders, on the contrary, are irritating and cause inflammation and clogged pores. So how do you separate the good from the bad? Which substances should a mineral powder contain to not miss out on the positive effects and which substances should you be wary of?
Some essential oils, particularly many of the citrus oils, can cause severe burns if you use them in the sun. Read the article to see the whole list of essential oils to avoid in the sun and the essential citrus oils you can use without worry.
New research shows that small amounts of formaldehyde impair the ability of skin cells to repair damaged DNA by e.g. UV-light. The allowed limits of formaldehyde in skin-care products could be contributing to the increase in skin cancer cases. How you avoid formaldehyde in skin-care products.
Aluminum and breast cancer is a persistent internet rumor. Is there a connection or just an urban myth? What does the latest science say? Find out more why choose aluminum-free.
Many conventional skin care products contain substances that might be harmful to us. We scrutinize the science and sort out what the real evidence is.