Cancer Causing Toxins in Deodorants and Antiperspirants

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Ah deodorant. One of the many taboo subjects women aren’t suppose to talk about. The purpose of this post is to start the conversation. Chances are, you apply this product daily, without a second thought. But have you ever taken a look at the chemical contents of commercial deodorants and antiperspirants? They frequently contains toxic […]

Cancer Causing Toxins in Deodorants and Antiperspirants

Carmine – The Bugs in Your Blush

The Purist / Chemical Index /

Is Carmine Vegan? What Is It Exactly? If you are not familiar with the ingredient “Carmine” already, prepare to be a little grossed out. Known for it’s bright red (though sometimes pink or purple) pigmentation, Carmine is a colour additive found in MANY cosmetics and food items. Note: It is not dangerous to ingest Carmine […]

Carmine – The Bugs in Your Blush

Silica Is Everywhere You Look

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It’s safe to say that Silica is more common than Starbucks franchises. The stuff is literally¬†everywhere! But what is silica exactly? If it’s so commonly used in various products, it can’t be that bad if used in beauty products… right? I’ll leave that up to you, dear reader, to decide. But first, let’s start off […]

Silica Is Everywhere You Look