Soap, at its most basic chemical level, is a salt. The head of a soap molecule is attracted to dirt, and its tail repels dirt. That’s why it cleans!
Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers & Distributors (ICMAD) member alert in regards to the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010.
As many of us know, when we pick up a bottle of perfume or a personal care product, a breakdown of ingredients are not divulged except for the alcohol that is found in most perfumes for dispersing the blend of scents.
This ingredient is present in ALL cancer cells, is a major component in human and animal excretia.
Blood letting had been widely used for 1,500 years before physicians figured out that it was not, after all, the ideal go-to therapy for all ills.
If you look to the Internet for information about beauty products, you’ll quickly become overwhelmed with articles about how all-natural ingredients are superior and for your hair and skin and synthetic ingredients are sending you to an early grave.
Understanding why plants contain essential oils is helpful to fully understand the amazing power of aromatherapy.
Plants smell for two main reasons, defense and attraction. The aromatic oils promote a plant’s growth, aid in reproduction by attracting insects, repelling predators and protecting them from disease.
When it comes to the alleged toxicity of perfumes and fragrances, there’s nothing worse than non-scientists eschewing readily-available scientific research in favor of village idiocy found on the internet, publishing their “findings” in a book, and metastasizing their contaminated thinking across millions of viewers via a network morning show.
Material Safety Data Sheets (or MSDS, for short) are very useful documents, or they are very misleading – it all depends on how you use them!
Sodium lauryl sulfate or sodium laureth sulfate, take a closer look at these two ingredients and understand the differences, because they are different.