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Is it Black Magic? Let’s Talk Activated Charcoal.

Is it Black Magic? Let’s Talk Activated Charcoal.

Most people have already seen on various social media outlets the many different products including activated charcoal used by DIY’ers (Do-it-yourself’ers). Most commonly seen are cosmetic face masks and teeth whitening toothpastes and/or scrubs. But, what gives? Does this stuff actually work and, if it does… is it safe!? Quick Background The first documented use […]

7 Toxins Lurking in Your Deodorant

7 Toxins Lurking in Your Deodorant

7 Toxins Lurking in Your Deodorant Just look at the list of chemical ingredients in an average deodorant: 1. Aluminum Compounds Aluminum is the ingredient in antiperspirants that actually clogs your pores and prevents sweating. Aluminum exposure has been linked with the development of Alzheimer’s disease and interferes with your estrogen levels. When your body can’t […]

Coming Clean: The Truth About Soap

Coming Clean: The Truth About Soap

What Is Soap? Soap is the oldest cleanser around. It is created by a chemical reaction between oils, water and lye. Although lye is used to make soap there is no lye left after saponification (the chemical reaction that makes soap) is complete. There is no such thing as a bar of soap that was […]

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