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    WHY CLEAN BEAUTY? Reasons why NON-TOXIC is a necessity!ūüíĮ

    why clean beauty?we made it through the first month of 2019, and we hope you're sticking to your resolutions and setting new goals. maybe you need a little extra help? hopefully, sticking to a clean beauty routine is a piece of cake. if not, here are some reasons why a clean routine is a necessary part of your day-to-day life!fast facts: in the US there are only 11 banned ingredients in our products. In the EU there are over 1300. 1938 was the last time a law was passed addressing chemicals in our personal products. the incidence of breast cancer in the US has increased from 1 in 20 to 1 in 8. there are over 10,000 industrial chemicals being used in our personal care products. 1 out of 5 personal care products have ingredients that are linked to cancer. our skin is our largest organ. it absorbs 60% of everything we put on it directly into our blood stream, without being filtered.
    ingredients, why they are bad, and what is in them
    why phthalates are bad: endocrine disruptor, developmental and reproductive toxicity, cancer. where phthalates are found: hair product, nail polish, body wash, deodorant, and lotions. why petrochemicals are bad: neurotoxin, kidney toxicant. what petrochemicals are in: lip gloss, lipstick, lip balm, moisturizers, hair wax, and styling creams. why triclosan is bad: endocrine disruptor, organ toxicity, was originally registered as a pesticide. what triclosan is found in: antimicrobal soaps, toothpaste, detergents, and tooth whiteners. why parabens are bad: mimic estrogen, disrupt cell growth, reduce testosterone levels, alter reproductive system. what parabens are found in: scrubs, shampoos, conditioners, lotions, and cleansers. why sulfates are bad: skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant, can be contaminated with known carcinogens. what sulfates are found in: shampoos, bubble bath, body wash and cleansers. why oxybenzone is bad: associated with photoallergic reactions, absorbs through the skin in significant amounts. what oxybenzone is found in: sunscreen.on average, women put 168 chemicals on their bodies dailywhat next? research brands first, then products. follow the advice of expert bloggers and writers. use the think dirty and ewg skin deep apps. start with the products that matter the most, such as lotions and shower products
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