Tuesday, August 3, 2010

The Story of Cosmetics: Toxics in, Toxics Out

Baby shampoos that cause cancer, lipsticks full of lead, detergents that contain oil... these are products that are probably sitting in your bathroom or kitchen right now. This amazing video exposes about the truth of cosmetics. Stay informed so that you can stay healthy and happy. Please share this important link with family and friends.

Some Ingredients to Avoid

Aerosol products may contain propane, formaldehyde (a
carcinogen, neurotoxin and central nervous system depressant),
methylene (a carcinogen, neurotoxin and reproductive toxin), and

(APEs) Alkyl phenol ethoxylates and (NPEs) nonylphenol
are surfactants found in laundry detergents, stain
removers, and all-purpose cleaners. They have been found to
reduce embryo survival in fish and alter tadpole development.

Ammonia is a severe eye and respiratory irritant that can cause
intense burning pain, corrosive damage including chemical burns,
cataracts and corneal damage. It can also cause kidney and liver

(DEA) Diethaolamine is a skin and respiratory toxicant and a
carcinogen. It is used in a wide range of household cleaning

Glycol ethers are solvents commonly found in glass cleaners and
all-purpose spray cleaners. They have been associated with low birth
weight in exposed mice.

Monoethanolamine may cause liver, kidney and reproductive
damage, as well as depression of the central nervous system.
Inhalation of high concentrations - when cleaning an oven for
example - can cause dizziness or even coma. It is found in many
cleaning products, including oven cleaners, tub and tile cleaners,
laundry pre-soaks, floor strippers and carpet cleaners.

Phthalates are carriers for fragrance in glass cleaners, deodorizers,
laundry detergents and fabric softeners that are
linked to adverse effects on male children,
reduced sperm count in adult men, and
increased allergic symptoms and asthma in

Xylene is a neurotoxin that can lead to memory loss, loss of
consciousness and even death in extreme exposures. It may damage
liver, kidneys, and the developing fetus. It is used in some
spot removers, floor polishes, and ironing aids.

To find out what you can do, visit the Safe Cosmetics Website here here. We will be posting a list of Safe (truly all-natural) cosmetics here at All Naturale.org so sign up to get the latest news.


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