Lead in lipstick getting more notice

It looks like we will be hearing more about the issue of lead in lipstick officially because US Senators John Kerry, Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein were reported to have urged the FDA Commissioner to investigate products reported by Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC) and to rid lipsticks with higher-than-legal limits of lead content in them.  And in another…

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Badger SPF30 Sunblock product review

Finally, after many months of waiting, Badger SPF30 Sunblock will be available during mid December here in Singapore.  Surprising, I am not as keen on the product anymore probably because I now have Keys Solar Rx SPF30+.  But I will likely still purchase it for my kid since it looks like the 2007 formulation is now again rated the safest and…

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Getting the best from organic skincare

More women these days are becoming conscious of what they use on their skin and increasingly turning to skin care labels that are promoted as organic, natural or botanical.  While it makes sense to apply creams or lotions containing natural ingredients as opposed to synthetic raw materials, we should also be aware that some natural ingredients may be harder to preserve…

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Best sunblock review: Keys Solar Rx

Woot!  I’ve finally got my hands on Keys Solar Rx  SPF30+, the safest and most effective  broad spectrum UVA and UVB 100% vegan sunblock with the ability to protect my face from UV radiation while using no harmful man-made chemicals, fragrances or preservatives.   And I honestly think that paying US$19.95 for the 100ml broad-spectrum sunscreen with 16 percent uncoated nano-zinc oxide is quite…

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