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Eczema & Goat Milk Skin Care

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Eczema is a common skin ailment that results in itchy, dry, inflamed skin. It can be caused by a food allergies, allergies to ingredients in skin care products and other sources as well. Today we are going to talk about how your skin care products can be a lot of and in some cases all of the reason for your eczema.

Before You Pucker Up…Check this out

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It seems that a popular brand of “natural cosmetics” contains…LEAD.

Aaaaargh!

Courtesy of Blisstree.com, some of the Burt’s Bees Lip Shimmers have been found to contain lead in the testing of over 400 lipsticks by the Federal Drug Administration.

If you need a friendly reminder as to why this is bad, here is another article that not only tells us what 7 toxins found in cosmetics we should avoid but they also give a handy PDF that can be carried on your person the next time you go shopping for cosmetics or skin care products

Grapefruit Seed Extract Update

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A while back, a post was written about adulterated grapefruit extract and other extracts being contaminated with some harsh synthetic preservatives.

The truth is that many natural companies are using them as a preservative in their “so called” natural products and claiming them as 100% natural and misleading the public. Here is a new study released from the Botanical Council. Courtesy of New Hope 360.com.

It’s kind of scary considering the part about the manufacturers being responsible for purposely adulterating the extract and changing the preservatives to stay ahead of the testing.

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