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The Ugly Truth About Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte

Before you grab that ever-so-tempting Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte on your way to work, you might be alarmed to know what's in it…and, well, what's not. Since it is packed with artificial ingredie…

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What’s Lurking in Your Toothpaste?

We all want to fight cavities and have a megawatt movie-star smile. But some toothpaste may be going too far, adding ingredients that could be bad for our overall health. Here are a few of the more in…

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Top 10 Toxic Beauty Ingredients to Avoid

Many of the beauty supplies on store shelves contain toxic ingredients. Here are 10 of the worst toxic beauty ingredients in those bottles. There are really two major problems with toxic beauty ingre…

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FDA Steps Up on Triclosan (kinda?)

Triclosan - a dangerous additive in antibacterial products - may be getting stricter regulation from the FDA, but does the new rule go far enough? The agency proposed a rule on December 15th that w…

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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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Toxic Ingredients in Feminine Hygiene Products

The issue of safe feminine hygiene product options is rarely discussed, but it's an important topic for roughly a third of the population. Why? Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and also…

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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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6 Beauty Recipes From the Produce Aisle

Rather than purchase chemical beauty products, you can turn to the produce aisle for ingredients to make your very own beauty products at home. Store-bought beauty products often include a laun…

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