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Is Plastic Not So Fantastic? Beauty Product Packaging; What You Need To Know!

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If you’re reading this blog, you already know that not all beauty products are created equal – there are the natural, honest products and the toxic BS that craps up your skin with all kinds of nasty additives.  However, it turns out that there are some big disparities in the packaging used to contain beauty products as well.  Plastic packaging screws up the products it contains, and can even be hazardous to your health.  Glass provides a better option, but…

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Cosmetic Versus Cosmeceutical

In today’s beauty world, the terms cosmetic and cosmeceutical are used intermittently. Few buyers really understand the full meaning of each term. Knowing their definitions and what criteria needs to be met make you a smarter consumer.
Cosmetic ingredients and products do not require FDA approval before they go on the market unlike pharmaceutical drugs. Cosmetics are different from over-the-counter (OTC) drugs used in skin care and beauty products, such as bogus benzoyl peroxide (that can be harmful….hence the bogus)…

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Is it Time to Toss Your Makeup? The Lowdown on Bacteria and Poop in Cosmetics

Is your favorite cosmetic item ready to do more harm than good? Knowing when to toss your makeup prevents skin irritation and other crap from occurring. Sometimes it is hard to let go of a product that may no longer be available. Look at it as a golden opportunity to try something new that might be even better.
If cosmetics have a bad odor, odd color or change consistency, it’s time to toss them. But sometimes this doesn’t happen and…

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