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Avoid These Harmful Skincare Ingredients

By now you probably know that I have been focusing more on safe skincare. I am on a journey to heal my own acne-prone skin, and I want to share what I am learning with you. But don’t worry, you can still count on me to share healthy recipes on my blog.

Did you know that the beauty industry is virtually unregulated? There are enough loopholes in the U.S. federal law to allow the cosmetics industry to put unlimited amounts of chemicals into personal care products with no required testing, no monitoring of health effects, and inadequate labeling requirements. In fact, cosmetics are among the least-regulated products on the market. The U.S. has not passed a major federal law to regulate the safety of ingredients used in personal care products since 1938. Continue Reading