Tag: campaign for safe cosmetics

Cleaner Living: Toxin #12- Nitrosamines

Well, we have made it to the 12th day… But no Partridge in a Pear Tree here, we are learning about Nitrosamines today! Nitrosamines are not actually an ingredient.  They are a compound created when nitrites and amino acids (which often occur from proteins) are combined.  This combination can occur in very acidic settings, such as

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Cleaner Living: Toxin #7- Parabens

Sorry for the break, but 2-year-old birthdays are a lot of work- especially when you are travelling to a different state to host them! So, let’s get to Parabens. Parabens (ethylparaben, butylparaben, methylparaben and propylparaben) are a chemical preservative most commonly found in cosmetics, deodorants, moisturizers, make-up, shaving cream, sunscreens and toothpaste.  They can also be found in some processed

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