Avoid nano-based beauty products

Just the other day I was looking at a sunblock with interest because the name contains the word nano.  I was actually quite keen to get it but thank goodness I didn’t, especially now that I’ve read why we should avoid nano-sunscreens from Friends of the Earth.    Some manufacturers are adding nanoparticles-incredibly small particles of otherwise familiar sunscreen…

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Use safer beauty products

Do you know anything about the ingredients used in your personal health care and beauty products?  Do you care to know that some of the beauty products which you’re using are not really safe health wise?  Personally, I try not to be too paranoid about the products I use but I still like to know which ingredients are really worrisome…

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Coffeeberry extract is the no. 1 antioxidant

Come 2007, the key ingredient to look out for in your skincare product is Coffeeberry extract which is to become the unrivalled source of polyphenols with antioxidant benefits. In case you do not know, polyhenols are one of the most wanted ingredients in the cosmetic industry today.  They are a group of chemical substances found in many plants and foods,…

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