Do synthetic UV Filters Disrupt Marine Life?
Synthetic UV filters are commonly found in many mainstream sun creams. However, the world is now waking up to the fact that their impact on delicate marine ecosystems is a huge and overlooked danger. When we wash sun creams off our bodies, they make their way into our rivers and oceans, subsequen...
Do UV filters increase cancer risk?
Hidden Beauty Horrors - Triclosan
Unfortunately, there are many hidden beauty horrors that crop up in industrial health and beauty products, which mostly consist of chemicals that can be very harmful to the body over time. One of the worst culprits is Triclosan. We believe it is important for everyo...
Do you know what's in your Toothpaste?
We all use toothpaste every single day, but how much attention have you paid to what’s actually in your toothpaste? Industrial toothpaste (what most people are using on a daily basis) is full of artificial colours, flavours, synthetic chemicals and even microplastics.
Chemicals to avoid
Over the last fifty years there has been an explosion in the use of synthetic ingredients in cosmetics. They sneak into use and most of us are unaware of them. For example the use of microbead plastics as exfoliants which was only banned after the campaign gained wide public awareness (they…