Have you ever snacked on stale chips or sipped some spoiled milk because you forgot to check the expiration date? That sell-by date you see on your food is there for a reason: to keep people in the know about when their food will no longer be fresh. Similarly, your organic skin care products should… Read More Batch Codes for Skin Care Products
Three of the most common toxins in deodorants we need to stay away from are: 1. aluminum Aluminum is the primary ingredient included in antiperspirant deodorants. This metal is used to “block” the sweat glands, decreasing a person’s sweat by an average of 20%. The problem with aluminum is that it can pose serious health… Read More How to Get Rid of Underarm Odor Naturally
It’s that time of year again: dry, irritated winter skin. If you live in the Northern hemisphere, you know that winter skin needs to be moisturized with extra care. Be Natural Organic’s Shea Butter Lotion uses rich, certified organic shea butter to moisturize, avoiding the toxic petroleum base so common in well known brands. In… Read More Shea Butter – A World of Good
In Canada, Europe and Australia only three active ingredients are allowed to be sold as sun blocks; avobenzone (Parsol 1789), titanium dioxide, and zinc oxide. They come in two forms: Chemical and Physical Sunscreens. CHEMICAL SUNSCREEN:Avobenzone: Avobenzone works by absorbing the harmful radiation from the sun, which it then releases as damaging free radicals on… Read More Do Sun Screens Cause Cancer?
The use of personal care products has caused the average consumer to absorb over 4.6 lbs of chemicals into their bodies through the skin. Many synthetic toxins involved have been linked to side effects from skin irritation, premature aging, to cancer. Richard Bence, a biochemist who has spent three years researching conventional products, said “We… Read More Why Toxin Free Skin Care?