A study published in the American Journal of Public Health looked into the skin’s absorption rates of chemicals found in drinking water. It showed that the skin absorbed an average of 64% of total contaminant dosage. Other studies found the face to be several times more permeable than broad body surfaces and an absorption rate of 100% for underarms and genitalia. And another peer-reviewed study showed 100% absorption for fragrance ingredients.
This is why it so just as important to pay attention to what goes on your body as much as what goes inside your body.
Executive Director of The Girls Gone Green, Julie Watkins showcased on THE CHAT how easy it is to replace your beauty products with much safer and less hazardous alternatives that are better for you and the planet.
Beauty products do not need to be made with complicated ingredients, which are mainly chemicals, in order to be effective. The better and less expensive ways in achieving great results is by using simpler products you probably have around the house right now.
Stock up on coconut oil, apple cider vinegar, essential oils, baking powder, fruits and veggies. Not only are you eliminating carcinogens, toxins and allergens, you're not breaking the bank to be beautiful.
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