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When less is really more

When less is really more

  There’s an entire host of factors that lead to the ruin of our mascara, nail polish and other personal care products - too much exposure to sunlight, contamination due to moisture, et al. To help get more bang for your buck, companies for decades now, have used several combinations of chemicals to increase the shelf life of the products you buy. Some products can last up to five years. Wow, you might think. But really, there’s a price to be paid for this extended life cycle.A common chemical preservative used are parabens, which help protect almost every type of...


The price of “sexier showers” and “extra freshness”!

The price of “sexier showers” and “extra freshness”!

  Don’t we simply love it when our soaps and shampoos work up a good lather in the shower? Modern-day advertising makes it look ever so enticing that we’ve psychologically connected bubbles with the ability to clean.  Truth be told, we pay a price for this indulgence, because one of the key ingredients to work up all that lather is Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES), a foaming agent that has some not-so-desirable side effects. Found in several brands of body wash, soap, shampoo, face wash and toothpaste, it is known to cause allergic reactions, itchy eyes, and the scalp dry and...