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Revealing beauty and health products’ hazards

The most dangerous beauty and health products live in your medicine cabinet behind the mirror. Some beauty products and health products are a toxic nightmare that shorten your life and send you to the grave in no time. If you turn around your bottles and read the first few ingredients listed, you would notice scientific, hard to spell synthetic chemicals that the manufacturers add to their products. The pure and harmless image of hair and beauty product is the deceiving marketing trick. These toxins which should be more in a scientific lab than in our bodies cause cancer or reproductive damage over the years of continued use.

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If you are like the majority of people who put more trust in the safety of beauty and health products and that these passed severe testing you are wrong. The only regulations in force are for the food you eat, the water you drink and for the air you breathe. The FDA has little power on the ingredients found in skincare products. Your safety of personal beauty care products is in the hands of people who govern this same industry: The Cosmetic Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA). Furthermore the scientists paid by this association regulate the safety of the cosmetics ingredients industry.

Dangerous chemicals in your beauty products

To prove this the Environmental Working Group (EWG) in 2004 released the findings of a study analyzing around 10,000 chemicals found in beauty care products, confirming that the CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review) are not ensuring the consumer’s safety. From the study it was found that products contained chemicals that are certified by the government as possible carcinogens. And some beauty products go as far as dishonoring the safe use recommendations that the CIR put in place. These beauty products are on the market in your health store shelves.

Some beauty and health products pose more risks on your health than do good.

Some of the most dangerous chemicals that cause cancer are:

  • coal tar - listed as FD&C or D&C on ingredients labels was found in permanent hair dye products. This ingredient is associated with bladder cancer amongst other diseases
  • alpha hydroxy acids and beta hydroxy acids - are found in skincare beauty products for anti-aging, get rid of blemishes, spots and acne scars. On receiving complaints of burning and swelling from consumers, the FDA conducted a research which resulted in potential skin cancer and UV induced skin damage
  • hormone-disrupting ingredient, phthalate - used in industry to enable viscosity, flexibility, softness to products like mortar. These are widely used in personal care products such as moisturizers, nail polish and to enhance the smell in most products. Such toxins cause birth defects, lifelong reproductive inabilities, genital deformities that can increase the risk of cancer. Often this toxin is not listed in the ingredients list as the industry is not bound by the law to write fragrances or trade secrets.

You can be putting these chemicals in your body everyday without knowing. From now on use safer and trusted beauty and health products!

Beauty and Health Products

Such products provide both beauty and health benefits without the dangers or chemicals, Hemp Seed Oil is one of these. This oil is cold pressed from the seeds of the Cannabis sativa. It has a surplus of uses. For beauty it provides the essential amino acids, anti-oxidants, minerals and vitamins. Hempseed oil has the highest percentage of Omega-6 and Omega-3 which give shine to skin, help with various skin diseases like eczema, acne, psoriasis and dry skin.

Adding to its long list of benefits this oil is anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, heal skin lesions and balances moisture supplying a soft skin just using two tablespoons per day.

Beauty and health products like the one above do not pose dangers to your health when approved by authorities and recognized bodies.


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