Cosmetics Ingredients, Product Review

Intro to non-toxic Nail Care and my Ella+Mila Review

Nail care was next on my Clean Beauty swapping list! Nail polishes were at the center of one of the first personal care ingredient controversies. Back in 2000, the Environmental Working Group published a study called ‘Beauty Secrets - Does a common chemical in nail polish pose risks to human health?’. The answer was yes.… Continue reading Intro to non-toxic Nail Care and my Ella+Mila Review

Cosmetics Ingredients

Read the label! 7 ingredients to avoid in beauty products

Now that you know the basic rules to decipher your beauty products' labels, I’ve selected the top 7 ingredients that you should avoid in personal care products. Tip: save the list at the bottom of the page for next time you go shopping! 1. Parabens Found in: Paraben is a type of widely used preservative to… Continue reading Read the label! 7 ingredients to avoid in beauty products

Cosmetics Ingredients

Read the Label! Some ground rules

After learning some basic (and scary) facts about the cosmetics industry, you now understand how crucial it is to investigate what’s in your products before making a purchase decision. You may already do it for your food, so why not do it for your personal care products? One must confess, it is all but an… Continue reading Read the Label! Some ground rules