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RETINOL AND ALIKE IN COSMETICS – YES OR NO?

WHAT IS IT: A synthetic form of vitamin A THE GOOD: Demonstrate effective anti-agin properties including speeding up cell turn over and reversing sun damage. THE BAD: May increase skin cancer risk for sun-exposed skin. In high doses, may pose development toxicity. EWG RATING: 9 (high hazard) Rated with a high overall hazard, including high rating for developmental & reproductive toxicity and low cancer concerns. Check out info under Biochemical or cellular level changes and Cancer. There are quite a few studies on the ingredients in this category but below are a couple of easy-to-comprehend summaries on the topic. SUMMARIES: http://www.safecosmetics.org/…/retinol-and-retinol-compoun…/ https://blogs.webmd.com/…/retinol-when-to-use-it-and-when-t… EWG RATING - RETINOL: https://www.ewg.org/…/ingr…/706889/RETINOL_%28VITAMIN_A%29/… EWG RATING - RETINYL PALMITATE: https://www.ewg.org/…/RETINYL_PALMITATE_%28VITAMIN_A_PALM…/… EWG RATING - RETINYL ACETATE: https://www.ewg.org/…/RETINYL_ACETATE_%28VITAMIN_A_ACETAT…/… Do you use products with these ingredients?...

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Environmental Toxins & Health

WHAT ARE ENVIRONMENTAL TOXINS? Environmental toxins are naturally occurring or human-made chemicals that can be harmful to our health by disrupting delicate biological processes and systems. There are a variety of environmental toxins found all around us. They are in the air we breathe, in the food we eat, in the personal care and cosmetic products we apply to our skin, in the cleaning products, in the laundry and dry-cleaning detergents, in scented products creating aroma in our homes, in the products we apply to our lawns; environmental toxins are everywhere. There is consensus that exposure to toxic chemicals plays a role in the incidence and prevalence of diseases and disorders in the U.S. There are over 80,000 chemicals on the market. Few of these chemicals have been...

DIY Body Butter

https://youtu.be/_dR-Gol_8ow   Want to try making home-made products with the oils? Thinking of DIY holiday gifts? Here is a quick demo on making body butter. A variety of essential oils can be used depending on need. Always use pure & potent essential oils or don’t bother making DIY products. Geranium - great for skin Marjoram - great for tired, tense muscles RC - supports the respiratory system Cypress - supports circulation Recipes Order YL essential oils...

DIY Foaming Hand Soap

https://youtu.be/T_LA2u6DMnA Takes minutes to make soap for the entire house. A great gift for little ones, teachers, travelers. No chemical fragrance or triclosan, typically found in antibacterial soaps. Fragrance = chemicals. Triclosan is a potential endocrine disruptor & it’s long-term effect on human health is not well established. There are questions around its effectiveness & concerns about it making bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Recipes Order Young Living Essential Oil...

My Husband Doesn’t Want Me to Do That

Unfortunately or fortunately for my hubby, I have never been one of those wives who does what she is told to. I always seek his opinion and do respect his advice but there are those times, when we are on (very) different pages. We are polar opposites and, therefore, frequently have opposing views. I do know I get on his nerves much but, as much as he gets annoyed with me expressing an honest opinion and pushing back, that is what also what attracts him to me. I often remind him that you can't have a wife that is always agreeable but also knows how to stand her ground. Am I always right and have the right approach to things? No. My mom tells me that I should...

Beautycounter – Kids & Toxins

What we put ON our skin matters. Choose wisely, especially for kids, teens and anyone with compromised immune system. Personal care and cosmetics are an easy venue to make small changes to positively impact health.  ...

RIWN Presents Sarah Galambos

Rebellious Intl Wellness Network Presents - SARAH GALAMBOS! Sarah is a passionate and empathic Life Coach, Yoga Teacher, and Reiki Master. She combines these modalities to help clients create and sustain a maintainable balance between mind, body, spirit and emotion. Sarah has a BA in Psychology, a certified Life Coach and Yoga teacher.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxHM0DNrcco...

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