Create Custom, Natural Products for Your Hair and Skin
When it comes to personal care products such as creams, lotions, shampoos, body wash, and even toothpaste, it can be a dangerous world out there. Some companies in the cosmetics industry use toxic chemicals, many of which are linked to cancer, infertility, or birth defects. It takes a savvy consumer with excellent vision to read the small print on an ingredient list, and a sound knowledge of the chemicals used to recognize when a cosmetic product may potentially damage your health. Phthalates (an endocrine- disrupting chemical), triclosan (a chemical classified as a pesticide), and parabens (an antifungal agent linked to cancer) are just a few of the chemicals that have a bad reputation but are still commonly used in hair and skin products.
In this week’s article we talk about the good vs. bad when confronted with the choices in products for hygiene. Also, learn how to make soothing 'Body Butter' at home to ease those rough patches on your skin.
Full Article: The Herbal Bath and Body Book