Posted in Cancer, carbon footprint, Diseases, Eco-Friendly, Environment, Product Safety, reproductive health, women's health, tagged cosmetic safety, homemade beauty recipes, lead in lipsticks, natural skin care, parabens, safe cosmetics, thimerosal on January 25, 2011 |
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About eight months ago I began a descent toward hell. With the intent of doing an Impact Effort on commercially-made beauty products, I started doing research into ingredients typically included in these items. What I found was disturbing, in many cases, frightening.
My dilemma: I didn’t know how to present my findings to YOU. I, personally, don’t believe in scare tactics as a motivator — mostly because they depress and de-motivate me. On top of that, if I presented the findings, I‘d have to take action, too. So, I put it all aside, and Nils and I went along our merry way doing other Impact efforts. I closed my eyes and buried my head in the sand.
From The Story of Cosmetics
No more rose-colored glasses
But, I found myself looking at the cosmetics and hair and skin products in our home with a jaundiced eye. (more…)
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