For cleanness of body was ever esteemed
to proceed from a due reverence to God,
to society, and to ourselves.
Just last year, the European Union passed a directive dictating that personal care products must be free of chemicals known or strongly suspected to cause cancer, genetic mutations, or birth defects. As a result, over 1,200 chemicals were banned. But almost all of them are still authorized for use in the United States. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not require makers of shampoos, soaps, or deodorants to test products for safety before they're sold. Among the roughly 10,500 ingredients used in personal care products, only 11 percent have been evaluated for safety.
Learn about the possible effects of using bath and beauty products containing questionable chemicals and how to avoid those products.
To chemical free cleanliness...~j