Our objective with this blog site is to provide a genuine forum for open discussion about the myriad of dangerous synthetics being manufactured and labelled "skin care." This also applies to cosmetic products that list dangerous chemicals in their "make-up". Our aim is to make you aware of natural and organic skin care and cosmetics products that offer more human friendly alternatives for all skin types. Organic and natural solutions to benefit everyone and particularly those people that suffer from allergies and problem reactions due to specific health conditions
Avoid Toxic Skin Care Products

Avoid Toxic Skin Care Products

Proper nutrition is vital for the maintenance of youthful, smooth, healthy skin. Though lotions, washes, and creams can sometimes help treat certain skin ailments, most skin problems stem from an internal nutritional deficiency easily remedied by altering the diet to include specific nutrients. Before you spend a fortune on expensive skin care products, try addressing...

The Top Five Nutrients For Healthy Skin

The Top Five Nutrients For Healthy Skin

by Mike Adams The skin is one of the most powerful indicators of health. Wrinkles, dry or oily skin, acne, and inflammation all are signs of poor internal health, often brought on by consuming unhealthful foods and avoiding skin-healthy nutrients. To treat skin problems, most people turn to mainstream topical cosmetics, including lotions, soaps, scrubs,...

Harmful Ingredients to Look For in Skin Care Products

Harmful Ingredients to Look For in Skin Care Products

Most people don’t think twice about putting any old cream on their dry hands to make them feel better. Getting out of the shower and lotioning up is an everyday thing for most of us and putting making up on is a necessity. These things are likely to be an everyday occurrence for us ladies,...

Dental Care – Values of Green Propolis

Dental Care – Values of Green Propolis

Brazilian Propolis: A Promising Adjunct to Dental Care, Cancer Treatment, Vaccinesby José Alexandre S. Abreu, Brazil Editor’s note Propolis is a resinous substance that honeybees collect from trees and plants. In addition to filling in cracks in the hive, it helps to protect against predators, maintain temperature, and promote hygienic conditions. Whereas propolis’ main sources...

Properties of Your Skin

Your Skin, the largest organ of your body When you compare it to other body structures, the skin is unique because it is continuously exposed to the environment From the biological point of view, skin can be described as a layered structure. The three main layers are subcutaneous tissue, dermis (cortium), and epidermis. The surface...

Organic or Natural Skin Care Products – what’s the difference?

Organic or Natural Skin Care Products – what’s the difference?

Today more and more people are becoming aware of the benefits nature has to offer and are seeking environmentally friendly products in their homes and in their skin care regimen. Therefore, it is no surprise that skin care manufacturers are catering to this wave of eco-friendly consumers and labeling products natural and/or organic. The words...

Why Use Natural Skin Care Products?

Why Use Natural Skin Care Products?

By Peter Nisbet Good question! Why should you use natural skin care products rather than something that might have been formulated by chemists to look after your skin? Surely our scientists know more about chemistry that nature does, so surely they should be able to come up with some far better for our skin than any...

Harmful Ingredients Directory

Harmful Ingredients Directory

1,4-DIOXANE 1,4-Dioxane is listed as a carcinogen and may exert its affects through inhalation, skin absorption and ingestion. Effects of over exposure: 1,4-Dioxane is an eye and mucous membrane irritant, primary skin irritant, central nervous system depressant. NEPHROTOXIN and HEPATOTOXIN, acute exposure causes irritation, headache, dizziness and narcosis. Chronic inhalation exposure can produce damage to the liver...