Personal Care Products

Your skin is amazing at absorbing what is put on it and this can work to your advantage or not, depending on what the products are. If you are in any doubt about how efficiently this organ works think about nicotine and hormone patches.

Most personal care products that you can buy from your local chemist and supermarket are loaded with carcinogenic substances including parabens can affect your body much like oestrogen, which can lead to diminished muscle mass, extra fat storage, and male breast growth. Other studies have also linked parabens to breast cancer, as researchers found traces of parabens in every sample of tissue taken from 20 different breast tumours.
I thought it would be hard to swap my normal shampoo, conditioner and make-up for healthier alternatives but it actually turned out to be really easy. Some of the brands are better than others and I am working on a list of the ones I use, if you want to take the easy way! Just remember that in an ideal world these products should also be organic.