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Aerosol Additives
Aerosol Additives
Aerosol additives have long been a cause of concern for the last 25 years when CFCs were first discovered to contribute to the thinning of the ozone layer....
Aluminium in Deodorants
Aluminium in Deodorants
Aluminium in deodorants could be a cause of breast cancer in women. Or so it’s been reported. But where did this story come from and is it really true?...
Chemicals and Hair Colourants
Chemicals and Hair Colourants
We’re big fans of hair colour in – in fact 70% of us have a go, with most re-applying colour 6-8 times annually. But is it safe?...
Deodorants and Cancer
Deodorants and Cancer
Scare stories have abounded about the possible link between using deodorants and breast cancer. But is there really cause for concern?...
Hair Lice Products
Hair Lice Products
If you have children, you will know all about head lice, but you may not be aware that the solutions sold to ‘cure’ them are pesticides and harmful to health....
Is Your Toothpaste Toxic?
Is Your Toothpaste Toxic?
What exactly is in the toothpaste we put in our mouths each day? Be prepared for some startling reading....
Mosquito Repellents and Organochlorides
Mosquito Repellents and Organochlorides
Mosquito repellents have been around for thousands of years, but are the ingredients we use in them killing us as well as the insects?...
Questionnaire: How Toxic is Your Hair?
Questionnaire: How Toxic is Your Hair?
How toxic is your hair? We’ve put together a little questionnaire to see how much you know about the chemical ingredients in your hair care products....
Synthetic Fragrances and the Environment
Synthetic Fragrances and the Environment
The timeless allure of perfume is one which makes many multi-millions of pounds for the cosmetics industry yet could be killing us and the environment....
What is in Your Air Fresheners?
What is in Your Air Fresheners?
It seems that plain old fresh air is not sweet enough for us as more people use fresheners. But what are all these scenic smells doing for our health?...
What Toxins are in My Shampoo?
What Toxins are in My Shampoo?
Your bathroom should be a haven of relaxation and a chance to pamper yourself. But the products we choose could be coating us in toxic chemicals....
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