Among the negative consequences of these chemicals include a decline in both male and female fertility as they’re endocrine disruptors. Other chemicals are neurotoxin, which affects brain health and function.
What’s even more nefarious is that many of these chemicals can be found in common household cleaners, baby and personal care products. These chemicals commonly found in cosmetics are called the Toxic 12.
What’s Non-Toxic Means Label Means?
If you read the labels of your personal care products, you may come across something like non-toxic. But, what does this mean? Well, you’ll be surprised what it means. It’s hard to believe, but if you connect the dots about what’s going on around, it’s a perfect match.
Listen as this scientist explained how chemicals like triclosan and others we can’t even read can affect our health. There is no nobody talking about the dangers of triclosan, which is why manufacturers continue to used it. However, since Tufts University published a paper about the health impacts, more people are looking into it.
The last part of the video is part of a documentary by Bill Moyers entitled Trade Secrets. You can watch the full documentary below, which is educational. Start taking back your health by learning the things around especially the toxins lurking in your homes.
Doing your own research about ingredients in your personal care products is helpful. This increases your awareness and able to find options without toxins. It may be impossible to completely avoid harmful chemicals, but minimizing is possible.
Get yourself a cosmetic dictionary, which you can obtained from bookstores near you. Online stores like Amazon.com also offers a wide variety of choices. You can also check out Gonando’s free e-Book, which contains commonly chemicals used in cosmetics.