For some men, the morning shave can be the most painful part of their day.
good news is that 21.5% of Australian men use facial moisturisers
consistently - but the bad news is that only represents a fifth of
WOMEN ABSORB OVER 2 KG'S TOXIC CHEMICALS EVERY YEAR FOM BEAUTY PRODUCTS. ARE YOUR PRODUCTS HEALTHY?
A study in 2007 revealed that women who apply beauty products every day, absorb over 2 teaspoons of toxic chemicals each and every day. This raises issues concerning cosmetics and our health. Label scrutiny is essential if you wish to minimise your toxic burden, especially when it comes to personal care products, makeup and home cleaning products.
DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE PUTTING ON YOUR SKIN, HAIR & NAILS?
Article by Mia Jones for SCA. We all want to get the facts right when it comes to chemicals and health, so how bad are these so called nasty chemicals and what are the immediate risks to our health? Let's take a look at the top offending chemicals.
Article by Jen King for SCA. The number of annual deaths in Australia from tobacco-related causes is greater than those from alcohol and illicit drugs combined. In 2017, the number of smokers increased to 2.4 million, causing experts to doubt the efficiency of higher tax rates on cigarettes.
Article by Jen King for Safe Cosmetics Australia.
There’s nothing quite like the natural beauty and inner confidence that comes with clear skin. But between dryness, acne, and oiliness, there are a host of skin problems that can zap the life out of your complexion - and your self-esteem. Acne in particular has been linked to depression.
Fortunately, natural skincare products can improve skin with safe and effective ingredients; unlike synthetic products which cause further irritation. Here are some tips on how to deal with the three most common skincare concerns.
Used as an oxidising and bleaching agent that whitens and lightens, bleach is also a household disinfectant. Commonly known as bleach, sodium hypochlorite is toxic to human health, animals and the environment. Bleach comes from a natural source, table salt, but this does not make it safe and nontoxic because the processes that it undergoes rapidly changes it into a hazardous chemical.
WHAT IS THE MOST COMMON CAUSE OF CONTACT DERMATITIS?
Allergic contact dermatitis is a common skin condition that
results in an itchy and weeping rash, typically a few days after direct
skin contact. Common causes include nickel, chemicals, plants,
cosmetics, perfumes and ointments; The first time the cream or ointment
is applied, the rash will generally not appear for 10 to 14 days.
TREND ALERT OXYGEN INFUSED MAKEUP AND SKINCARE
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PRODUCT REVIEW: BEST ORGANIC NIGHT CREAM BY JOI PURE
Sleeping Beauty Enriching Night Cream
Uni Organics certified organic night cream is heavenly! Just as
the name suggests, the cream works it’s magic on the skin while you are
sleeping. Hydrating and replenishing the skin’s lost moisture with
extracts of Wild Rosella, Kakadu Plum and Snake Vine.