Ingredient Watch List

dangerous ingredients in deodorant

3 Dangerous Ingredients Found in Common Deodorants

Today, we’re making a pit stop. Where, you ask? Your underarms. There are some things we put on every day, like underwear. Deodorant is another. I mean, how can you...

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toxic chemicals in laundry detergent

7 Toxic Chemicals Found in “Clean” Laundry

You can smell it when you walk down the laundry aisle. Sometimes it’s so bad you have to cover your nose. All those perfumes! It’s not just your imagination. In...

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body positive movement

10 Ingredients You Definitely Don’t Want in Your Skin Care

Every once in awhile, I get the urge to walk into a convenience store and nonchalantly browse the skin care aisles. I pick up a plastic bottle with some pseudo-fancy...

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isobutane

Ingredient Watch List: Isobutane, the Alternative Propellant Considered Safer than Ozone-Destroying CFCs

Have you heard that your aerosol hairspray may contribute to the decline of the ozone layer in the atmosphere? Back in the 1990s, chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) compounds were frequently found in...

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dimethicone

Ingredient Watch List: Dimethicone, the Smoothing Silicone That Exacerbates Acne

You can hardly pick up a skin care, makeup, or hair care product these days without reading “dimethicone” on the ingredient list. Why are so many products suddenly using it,...

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Ingredient Watch List: Oxybenzone, the Chemical Sunscreen with Potential Health Hazards

Most people want to protect their skin these days, not only from aging, but from the risk of skin cancer. We’ve seen a large increase in the use of sunscreen...

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