Patch testing involves placing allergens onto the skin, removing them in 48 to 72 hours and observing for allergic or irritant reactions
In today’s post, I want to offer a few alternatives for those with allergies to some of the ingredients found in shampoos..
You won’t find artificial Fragrance, synthetic preservatives such as parabens or chemical UV filters like benzophenone here
Choosing to reduce your chemical exposures is obviously a personal choice. Whether your concern is body absorption, hormone disrupting chemicals or chemical sensitivity, decreasing exposure from your skin care products requires some research and patience, but is a goal that can be achieved.
In a recent post I went shopping for a Argan Oil product only to find myself disappointed at all the additional chemicals and allergens that came along with the product
Ah, Christmas, such a happy time of the year.
A long time ago, I purchased a common name brand fruit flavored lip balm. I admit the fruit flavor (advertised over the packaging was too good to pass up) was the main reason why I bought it. I remember after one day’s use of the lip balm, I couldn’t figure out why my lips felt raw, were puffy and were peeling...
...Sometimes these ingredients can cause allergic reactions even after just one use. Let’s look at some of the common ingredients which can cause allergic reactions for our precious puckers...