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Be careful which facial creams, shampoos, moisturizing soaps and other personal care products you buy and use, as many of them apparently contain a chemical linked to causing what some experts have now dubbed an "epidemic" of skin allergies and other dermal issues. A new report compiled by dermatologists reveals how the preservative chemical methylisothiazolinone, or MI for short, has led to a massive increase in eczema and other skin allergies in recent years,

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Cosmetics & Chemicals - The self-regulated cosmetics industry makes it's money in the promise of beauty, though sometimes it forgets to mention that certain chemicals in its products are severely toxic to humans on their own.

Avoid Parabens: The common preservative in shampoo contain estrogen-mimicking compounds that disrupt the endocrine system and cause reproductive and developmental disorders. It’s also been linked to breast cancer. THE SOLUTION: Parabens can masquerade as a variety of chemical names. Avoid hair products with propyl, isopropyl, butyl and isobutyl parabens.

Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical used for cleaning wounds and helping them heal quickly. Honey happens to contain a good amount of the chemical. It only needs to be released by diluting the substance in water or body fluids. When applied on an open wound, the glucose, contained by honey, is diluted and gradually releases hydrogen peroxide. The substance facilitates your wound’s faster healing.

Complete DIY Hair Care Recipes: Herbal shampoo, oil treatments, hair rinses, natural hair coloring, etc. I have a problem with thinning hair, so I'm trying to cut out all the chemicals to see if it makes a difference.

My new favourite urinary tract infection (UTI) home remedy - 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar + 1 teaspoon of bicarb soda in a glass of water every few hours until symptoms are gone.

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Homemade Lotion Bars! None of the yucky chemicals, parabens, formaldehyde, petroleum, etc. that you'll find in store-bought lotions! Use coconut and olive oil.