WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018 WASHINGTON - EWG urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and California's attorney general today to stop Rodan + Fields from making misleading claims about benzophenone, a chemical that has been linked to cancer. Rodan + Fields tells consumers to click on a link which, the company claims, provides the FDA’s … Continue reading EWG: Stop Rodan + Fields’ Misleading Claims
When There Is No Ingredient List On The Package, Move On In the EU and US, companies must print the ingredient list on their packages. In the rare case that you don’t find the whole ingredient list on the package, get really suspicious about the authenticity of that product and forget it. The Order Matters … Continue reading Mindful Shopping- How to Decode a Cosmetic Ingredient List
In this section, I will be adding posts that spotlight certain ingredients that I feel everyone should be extra diligent in trying to avoid. Autoimmune disorders are on the rise and, while the direct causes are still a topic of much debate and research, scientifically proven correlations have been made that confirm that "transdermal … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT ON INGREDIENTS
1. Silicones trap debris in your pores. Like plastic wrap, silicones form a barrier on top of your skin. That barrier can lock in moisture, yes, but it can also trap dirt, sweat, bacteria, sebum, dead skin cells and other debris along with it! 2. Silicones can cause acne and congestion. Prolonged exposure to oil, … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Avoid Silicones
The labeling of gluten on cosmetic products is not nearly as regulated as it is in food. The Food and Drug Act (FDA) does not require cosmetic companies to declare gluten on their labels. Therefore, it is up to you as the consumer to look carefully at ingredients lists... While the gluten protein is too … Continue reading Is Gluten hiding in your Cosmetics Products!
Autoimmune Diseases and the many encumbrances they impart upon the lives of those they affect, is an issue that's very near and dear to my heart. It is my mission to try to help in anyway I can by sharing anything and everything I know on the topic that might help someone on their journey … Continue reading Autoimmune Resources
In this section, I will be adding posts that spotlight certain ingredients that I feel everyone should be extra diligent in trying to avoid. Autoimmune disorders are on the rise and, while the direct causes are still a topic of much debate and research, scientifically proven correlations have been made that confirm that "transdermal toxicity" … Continue reading Ingredients to Avoid Especially when Suffering from Autoimmune Disorders
This wonderful post came from Dr. Hayes (you can read the original article here) When the immune system works the way it supposed to, immune cells attack things that shouldn’t be in our system like viruses and bacteria. However, autoimmune diseases happen when your immune system starts to see healthy, normal cells in your body … Continue reading Autoimmune Disease & Your Skin
Chronic Inflammation • Acne • Premature Aging • Auto-immune Conditions can all be attributed to dietary intake or topical absorption of Gluten containing foods and hygiene products. We at DNA Health Institute cannot stress enough the dangers of gluten in both the diet and skincare products. As many of you may know, the founder and CEO … Continue reading Gluten in Skin Care Products – how it’s taking a toll on your health & skin!
Skin care products - Are they aging your skin faster? The majority of skin care products are chemically formulated to create the appearance of younger, healthier looking skin. But the results are often a temporary illusion, and through prolonged use, these products can actually damage your skin and accelerate the aging process. What is Transdermal … Continue reading Products that Accelerate the Aging Process