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5 Shampoo Ingredients That Harm Both Your Hair And Health

5 Shampoo Ingredients That Harm Both Your Hair And Health

This new year, you’ve decided to take better care of your hair. From applying heat protection sprays before styling your mane to once-a-week deep...

Can Using Lube Cause Vaginal Infections?

Lube can make intercourse more pleasurable, but only if the right product is used. Lube "alternatives" like petroleum jelly and oil increase the risk of bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections! So, finding an urgent replacement to lubes will cause more problems than pleasure. While commercial lubes are your best bet, certain ingredients in these products can also cause infections. Read on to know what to avoid in lubes.
Chemicals Used In Cosmetics May Be Harmful For Your Health

Watch Out For These Seven Chemicals Used In Cosmetics

Many of us invest in cosmetics to look and feel a certain way. Although using these products in moderation is considerably safe, excessive usage...
6 Toxic Skincare Ingredients You Definitely Want To Avoid

6 Toxic Skincare Ingredients You Definitely Want To Avoid

Toxic chemicals like phthalates, parabens, and dioxins are potent endocrine disruptors that cause damage to the reproductive system and fertility defects in both men and women. Aldehydes and sodium lauryl sulfate are other toxins that trigger skin allergies and are also associated with an increased risk of cancer, while phenoxyethanol, widely marketed as a 'safe ingredient', can cause skin irritation and damage to the central nervous system.
Harmful toxins are present in almost all beauty and bathroom products

If You Have These 5 Toxic Ingredients At Home, Lose Them Immediately

Research has proved that even in tiny amounts, many chemicals that are commonly found in our cosmetic products have hazardous impacts on our health...

Things To Be Mindful Of While Using Lube

Lube is an innovative invention of science that has helped increased overall sexual pleasure. It takes care of the tiny glitches that a couple...
The Frightening Truth About Bath Bombs And Their Ingredients

The Frightening Truth About Bath Bombs And Their Ingredients

From carconigenic phthalates in fragrances to plastic glitter that can give you urinary tract infections to endocrine disruptors that cause early puberty – the ingredients in bath bombs don't paint a very pretty picture for our overall health. The use of talc in manufacturing bath bombs causes an elevated risk of ovarian cancer while exposure to artificial dyes may even cause brain cancer.
6 Chemicals In Makeup That May Affect Your Health

6 Chemicals In Makeup That May Affect Your Health

Most cosmetics contain toxic elements. Cadmium found in eye shadows and mascaras may cause kidney and bone diseases. Toluene found in nail polish may affect the central nervous system. Benzophenones used in sunscreens may cause skin reactions like dermatitis. Parabens found in shampoos is associated with breast cancer. Lead in lipsticks may cause behavioral disorders. Talc in powders may cause ovarian cancer.
harmful ingredients to avoid in cosmetics skincare

12 Harmful Ingredients To Watch Out For In Your Cosmetics

It has become practically impossible to escape chemicals these days. Toxic chemicals like lead, parabens, formaldehyde, coal tar and much more are added to our cosmetics and skincare products. When we use them regularly, not only do we damage the integrity of our skin but also pave way for serious illnesses that affect our vital organs. To avoid serious health risks, it is best to be aware of these chemicals and avoid them from being a part of our lives.

Your Makeup Kit Is A Working ‘Chemical Lab’

Do you know what you are compromising in return for that mascara that promises you long black eyelashes, lipstick assuring you 24-hour stability? Your...

8 Ingredients In Your Bathroom That Are Way More Toxic Than You Thought

Your personal care products may help you achieve a certain kind of desired result in you, make you smell good, help you add some...

Beware Of The Harmful Ingredients In Your Personal Care Items

Love it when you smell good (from the shampoo, body wash or lotion you used) hours after showering? The scent-giving phthalates and antibacterial parabens used in these products mimic estrogen, disrupt your hormonal balance, and should be avoided. Scented products can owe their fragrance to an umbrella of toxic chemicals. Avoid sunscreens that have oxybenzone.

Preventing Fatal Paraben Exposure In A Growing Fetus

Research suggests that prenatal exposure to parabens is linked to autistic-like behavioral symptoms in infants and other birth defects. To prevent this exposure choose paraben-free cosmetics and personal care products. Buy preservative-free cosmetics in small batches. Most important of all, eat fresh food and cook your meals from whole, local ingredients.