Month: May 2009

Happy Beauty

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate – Carcinogen In Your Shampoo?

Sodium lauryl sulfate (also known as SLS), sodium laurel sulfate and its relative sodium laureth sulfate (SLES) are foaming agents commonly used in personal care products such as shampoos, cleansers, body washes and toothpaste to produce that lather that many of us equate with being and feeling ‘clean’. You have probably read many reports on… Read more »

keys-solar-rx

Estrogenic Effects of Sunscreens – Should You Be Concerned?

*Keys Solar Rx – Chemical free sunscreen You may not be aware, but many sunscreens formulated with chemical sun filtering agents contain estrogenic effects. And, some sunscreens claiming to be natural also contain chemical sun filters that may also mimic the hormone estrogen. If you’re a regular user of sunscreens, should you be concerned? As… Read more »

sisters

My Sister’s Skin…The Tale Of An Underground Zit

My sister, (who I will call I, to protect her identity), is also my dearest friend. Though we’ve had our share of ups and downs, I can’t imagine life without her. She willingly tries my alternative remedies (I’m a pharmacist after all) and gives great feedback on the myriad of skin care products I’ve made… Read more »

sisters

My Sister's Skin…The Tale Of An Underground Zit

My sister, (who I will call I, to protect her identity), is also my dearest friend. Though we’ve had our share of ups and downs, I can’t imagine life without her. She willingly tries my alternative remedies (I’m a pharmacist after all) and gives great feedback on the myriad of skin care products I’ve made… Read more »