Tag: retinol

Cleaner Living: Best Sunscreens for 2013

So it is no secret that I turn to the Environmental Working Group (EWG) as a source for information on what is in conventional products and what effects certain chemicals can have on our (and our kids’) bodies.  When it comes to sun protection, their Sunscreen Guide is my go-to source for making sure the ones

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Cleaner Living: Toxin #2- Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A)

Retinyl Palmitate is also known as retinol and Vitamin A I’m not talking about the stuff in your Multi- vitamin.  Moderate intake of vitamin A-rich foods or dietary supplements is essential for health; it has also been reported to reduce skin cancer in organ transplant recipients. But Vitamin A and its derivative, retinyl palmitate, is often

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