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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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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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7 Ingredients to Ban From Your Bathroom

From Experience Life Magazine The following ingredients usually appear in the products we use daily -- shampoo, sunscreen and the like -- and general scientific consensus concludes that they're bes…

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The Dangers of Triclosan & How to Avoid It

Triclosan, the controversial disinfectant that many associate with hand sanitizers, is actually in all manner of cosmetics and personal care products. The Trouble with Triclosan Triclosan is an anti…

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Toxic Beauty

It all started with vanity: I hadn't meant to change my purchasing practices or become a "label-reader," that's just how it turned out. One day I decided that I wanted to have my dream hair: long…

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Beauty Beware

By Courtney Helgoe, Experience Life Of all the personal-care products sold in the United States, 99 percent of the chemical ingredients have never been tested for safety, despite research showing…

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