I am a HUGE advocate of sunscreen, starting at very early ages.. so it becomes a habit. That being said, I got this great article in email today about 10 sunscreen secrets.. while this isn't new news.. I do expect many of you don't know these things, so I thought I would share it.
Realize that I ONLY use Rocky Mountain Sunscreen, and this is a shopping site, pushing their own online products.. so take the recommendations into account.
From our Special Chem partners - here is their article recently about Triclosan - an ingredient used in MANY consumer products..
TORONTO, ON -- The first data on levels of the chemical triclosan were released recently to reveal widespread body pollution in Canadian adults. Seven of eight people tested had the antibacterial chemical in their bodies-with levels higher than those toxic to fish and algae.
Environmental Defence, which conducted the test, says the high prevalence of the chemical means it's time to ban it from household use. This backs up an earlier call from the...
Caring for Aging Skin
Notice how my blogs keep moving along with what I seem to be facing personally?
Interestingly enough these tips are marketed by a large soap manufacturer... see how they call what's commercially produced drying..
Take these steps to prevent dry skin as you age:
Wear sunscreen. Avoid the harmful effects of the sun by using sunscreen year-round, not just in the summer.
Ultraviolet A (UVA) rays ? which cause aging and are known to contribute to skin cancer ? remain constant year-round.
Slather up. As you get out of the...
We get asked frequently if our soap is "the glycerin stuff". I figured it was time to share some information on Glycerin soaps..
Here is some Great information from a fellow soaper on Glycerin soap: