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Nail polish contains toxic secret

New tests shows that nail polishes contain hormone disrupting chemicals that can leech quickly and easily into the body.

20 October, 2015

Microbeads in cosmetics – a bigger problem than we thought

A new analysis of conventional facial scrubs has shown that a 150ml product can contain millions of ocean-polluting microbeads.

26 August, 2015

Could parabens harm your unborn baby?

New evidence shows that parabens – widely used preservatives found in personal care products – can cross the human placenta.

28 May, 2015

Fruit & veg gives skin a sun-kissed glow

Forget sun beds, sunbathing and fake tanning lotions, say UK researchers; the secret to a sexy, healthy glow lies in eating your five-a-day

31 August, 2014

Got an itch? Those ‘handy’ wipes could be to blame

Renown US dermatologist says its time we stopped using wipes preserved with the toxic preservative methylisothiazolinone (MIT)

5 March, 2014

Coming to a cosmetic near you – risky GMO ingredients

Well known cosmetic companies are investing in synthetic GMO technology to create novel ingredients

11 February, 2014

Marine fatty acids – a natural acne treatment

Applying fatty acids derived from seaweeds and fish to the skin may help boost the skin’s defences against acne

10 December, 2013

Sleep deprivation ages skin on multiple levels

How well you sleep can have a measurable impact on the health of your skin and the visible signs of ageing, according to new data.

1 August, 2013

Dietary omega-3s boost skin protection in the sun

Omega-3s from fish oil boost skin immunity and can work with other forms of protection to keep sun-exposed skin healthy

11 July, 2013

Troubling levels of toxic metals found in lipstick

US researchers say levels of cadmium, chromium, aluminium and other metals in commonly used lipsticks are too high

2 May, 2013