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How to Avoid Products with Bisphenol-S

For years now scientists have known of the dangers associated with a chemical such as bisphenol-A (BPA). The harmful toxin has been linked to brain and behavior problems, hormone level issues, heart problems, and even cancer. What made BPA so dangerous was just how many companies used it to produce…

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EPA Targeting Dangerous Household Chemical

We’ve had Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) highlighted for a while now as a Red Light Ingredient, and it seems like the Environmental Protection Agency is catching on too. Toluene Diisocyanate is a chemical “used to manufacture household products like coatings, elastomers, adhesives and sealants.” The deadly toxin has been shown to…

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Revlon to Remove Toxic Chemicals from Products

Through a joint press release from The Breast Cancer Fund, UltraViolet, and the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics; Revlon announced they will be eliminating cancer causing toxic chemicals from their products. Revlon will remove “long-chain parabens and certain chemicals that release formaldehyde” from its cosmetic line. After a petition garnered more…

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The Human Experiment: Exploring the rise in reproductive problems

Therese Kerr believes the beauty products she used to coat her body in are to blame for the bout of endometriosis she suffered when she was 30.

"Without a doubt," says Kerr, who also had her spleen removed because of tumours in 2001.

For Kerr, mother of Miranda and son…

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Are parabens and phthalates harmful in makeup and lotions?

Should you worry about the chemicals in your makeup, lotion, shaving cream, soap and shampoo? The answer is a clear maybe.

Why maybe? That’s because some critics suspect that chemicals such as phthalates and parabens can interfere with the body’s hormones, most notably reproductive hormones such as estrogen and…

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