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Now that the 3 simple rules from part 1 and 2 are second nature to you, here are the final 4 skin care product offenders! 9) Petrolatum Also know as petroleum jelly or mineral oil jelly.  It has a barrier function and is used to lock moisture into the skin. A great natural alternative to petroleum jelly is shea butter, which also has a strong barrier function. Petrolatum is restricted in skin care products in the Europen Union. Petroleum products are frequently contaminated with PAHs- polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. PAHs are chemicals associated with petroleum products that are known to cause...

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100% pure, blush, Chemical Free, Eco Chic Movement, eyeliner, fitglow, foundation, ilia, lipstick, makeup, mascara, natural, natural blush, natural eyeliner, natural foundation, natural lipstick, natural mascara, natural skin care, Ottawa, sappho, zuzu -

I get asked ALL THE TIME what kind of makeup I use. I completely understand! It can be hard to find good quality natural makeup that works, without breaking the bank.   Why is it important to use natural makeup anyways? For many of you who have been following us on Facebook and reading the blog it is “old news” that the skin is the biggest organ and ABSORBS what is put on it Need proof of this? Think about nicotine patches. Through the skin, or transdermally, is a recognized route of absorption for medications, and it works the same...

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