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?Things found in the bathroom??According to the Environmental Working Group, women use an average of 12 products a day, containing 168 different chemicals.

Let’s see if you use 12 products?

Get up in the morning and…
1. Wash with a body soap
2. Shampoo your hair
3. Condition your hair
4. Use a shaving cream to shave your legs
5. Wash with a face wash
Get out of the shower and..
6. Rub a body lotion on
7. Use a face lotion
8. Put some deodorant on
9. Use some styling hair products
10. Apply your make up
11. Brush your teeth
12. Spray some perfume on
How many of those products have phthalates in them? Almost all 12 easily could.

How many of those products have parabens in them? Almost all 12 easily could.

How many of those products have artificial dyes, or formaldehyde releasors, or triclosan, or BHT, or sulfates, or metals, or unknown chemicals? They may be safe amounts in each product, but when used as a cumulative whole, they can be a burden on our bodies.

The FDA does not have much regulation for these ingredients.
?? one of every 13 women – are exposed to ingredients that are known or probable human carcinogens every day through their personal care products. .
??One of every 24 women, are exposed daily to beauty product ingredients that are known or probable reproductive and developmental toxins or linked to impaired fertility. (These statistics do not account for exposures to phthalates that testing shows appear in an estimated three quarters of all personal care products). Phthalates are endocrine disruptors. .
??One of every five adults are potentially exposed every day to all of the top seven carcinogenic impurities common to personal care product ingredients — hydroquinone, ethylene dioxide, 1,4-dioxane, formaldehyde, nitrosamines, PAHs, and acrylamide.

There was a small study which tested 20 teens’ blood and urine to find out which chemicals from these products were ending up in their bodies. They used 17 beauty products and found 16 hormone-altering chemicals, including parabens & phthalates.
And we wonder why we have so many people with illnesses and unbalanced hormones.
Do you know what you’re putting on your body?

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