The same properties that make oats and oatmeal a nutritious “super-food” for breakfast, also make it “super-food” for your skin! The use of oats in skin care has been documented as far back as 2000 BC, and oatmeal is one of the few natural ingredients to receive recognition from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).1 In … More Oats, Not Just for Breakfast Anymore!
Phthalates work as softeners in personal care products such as cosmetics and personal care products. Phthalates have a long and safe history of use and, as consumers, we are exposed to phthalates in air, water, food, plastics, medical devices, and drugs on a daily basis.[i] The Phthalate that is most frequently used in cosmetics and … More Green Your Beauty Routine – The Truth of Phthalates in Beauty
As humans, we are drawn to color and beauty manufacturers know it! Color can be found in makeup, lipstick, hair dyes, and some skin care. The most common synthetic colors used in cosmetics and hair dyes are called FD&C colors and they are derived from coal-tar, which in turn is a by-product of petroleum, and … More Green Your Beauty Routine – The Truth About Synthetic Colors & Dyes