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Why non-toxic beauty products are so important

Why is it so important to use non-toxic beauty products and nontoxic makeup?


Makeup stays on your skin for hours at a time and gets absorbed into your bloodstream. Women use between ten and twenty-five different products for skin a makeup a day.

Why is it so important to use non-toxic beauty products and nontoxic makeup?


Makeup stays on your skin for hours at a time and gets absorbed into your bloodstream. Women use between ten and twenty-five different products for skin a makeup a day.


I use to use a body lotion head to toe on my whole body. Then I found out it was a level seven out of ten on Environmental Working Groups website for cancer causing ingredients. I was so mad! You know the old saying, “you are what you eat?

Well, you’re also what you wear on your skin all day! I was so mad because this lotion was a professional product and it had a natural plant on it. I thought it was natural but it was not at all. This is what we call “green washing”. When companies market with a plant on the packaging or use the words, “all natural.” Well, don’t be fooled! You need to take a good look at the ingredients.


Another time, I was at the beach boardwalk and I forgot my Burt’s Bees 🐝 chapstick. (Before I sold Jane Iredale’s nontoxic makeup line.)


I ran onto the boardwalk and bought a tube of a famous brand chapstick with sunscreen. I started using it every day and for the next month I had a metal taste in my mouth. I could not figure out. It finally hit me one day as I was applying to my lips. I realized, it all started that day at the beach. I got up and looked at the ingredients and it had oxybenzone, which is an ingredient commonly used in sunscreen that turns into a carcinogenic in the sun. Why that is not illegal I do not understand. Wow! :o It is also killing the coral reefs all around the world. Hawaii has banned it from being used on the islands. The best way to find a sunscreen that does not have oxybenzone in it will usually say “Reef Safe” or physical block like a Titanium Dioxide.


Please look up all your ingredients in your products on the EWG site at: https://www.ewg.org


It is so frustrating that in America we use so many chemicals. Europe has banned all of them, it’s illegal to use there.


Here is EWG list of the top deadliest chemicals;


*Formaldehyde - a known carcinogen

*Paraformaldehyde - a type of formaldehyde

*Methylene glycol - a type of formaldehyde

*Quaternium 15 - which releases formaldehyde

*Mercury - which can damage the kidneys and nervous system

*Dibutyl and diethylhexyl phthalates - disrupt hormones and damage the reproductive system

*Isobutyl and isopropyl parabens - disrupt hormones and harms the reproductive system

*The long-chain perfluoroalkyl substances known as PFAS - have been linked to cancer

*M-, O-, and P-phenylenediamine - used in hair dyes, which irritates and sensitizes the skin, damages DNA and can cause cancer


Scary stuff, right? Be sure to use clean beauty products, organic shampoo, organic conditioner, and organic hair color. Please don’t take chances when it comes to your health. Please visit my online store for all of your nontoxic beauty supplies.

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