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The High Cost of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals on Male Reproductive Health

A new report, The Cost of Inaction (pdf), has been published by the Nordic Council of Ministers in an effort to promote regulatory action to get endocrine disrupting chemicals out of the products cons…

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5 Products You Should Stop Buying Now

If you want to save money and stop supporting mega-corporations, try making these 5 do-it-yourself items instead. Even if you cannot make them on a regular basis, these 5 DIYs are fun and educational …

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Cannabis — in Your Lotion?

Marijuana may ignite debate when it comes to legalization for medical consumption, but what about topical application? As it turns out, cannabis has tremendous potential in skincare. It is even the ey…

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What You Don’t Know About Cosmetics’ Expiration Dates

All cosmetics and skin care products have an expiration date, which means that many old containers hang around bathroom cupboards far longer than they should. While slathering oneself with expired moi…

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Walmart to Phase Out 10 Toxic Chemicals

Walmart announced on Thursday, September 12 that cosmetics and cleaning product suppliers will be required to eliminate ten toxic chemicals from their products if they want them to be sold in Walmart …

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Break Up with Your Makeup: It Could Be Toxic

Summer days are here, and romance is in the air. But before puckering up, you'd be wise to consider the results of a new analysis that found troubling levels of toxins in cosmetics--particularly lipst…

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Skin Care: Why Go Natural?

Go to your local pharmacy and pick up the first cleanser, toner, moisturizer, deodorant, cosmetic, or plain ol’ liquid soap you can find and check out the ingredients. Odds are, there are a myriad of …

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Spring Clean Your Personal Care Products

Our quest for beauty and attractiveness may be damaging our health and the health of the planet.  Many personal care products contain toxic ingredients that we need to avoid.  Here are the ingredients…

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Lea Michele Angers Vegans Over L’Oreal Contract

By Lacy Hansen for Diets In Review If anyone is publicly found to be a hypocrite, they better prepare for some serious backlash. We are not the forgiving type in this country, apparently. “Glee”…

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Beauty Vs. Happiness (Infographic)

Cosmetics are a multi-billion dollar industry, with an average of $174.8 billion dollars being spent on beauty products per year worldwide. This leaves us to wonder... does it work? Money may not be a…

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