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Identifying and Avoiding Toxins in Beauty and Personal Care Products

While researching Personal Care Products I came across this informative, must-read post from Nicole Bennett over at Simple Organic. I would advise everyone to read Nicole’s post whenever you have a moment of free time:

Identifying and Avoiding Toxins in Beauty and Personal Care Products

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Nature or Chemicals

Do you know what is the largest organ of your body? It is your skin!

Your skin absorbs far more than you can imagine… It absorbs everything it gets in contact with.

Did you know that for cosmetics to be called natural, only 2.5% of the content has to be natural. As a consequence you are absorbing through your skin 97.5% of the chemicals, which are very often harmful.

“The only safe synthetic chemical is the one you are not in contact with in any way, shape or form”.