How Effective Are Antibacterial Products?

On the market you can find hundreds of antibacterial products from liquid soaps and toothpastes to deodorants, clothing, tissues and toys.

When researchers began adding a compound called triclosan to household products, bold labels with “antibacterial” appeared on bottles of dishwashing soaps around the country. In no time it was a hit with homemakers, especially those with children who looked forward to winters without, fever, runny noses and flu.

Many thought it was a brilliant idea and stocked their shelves with products that promised to keep their homes germ free. They would no longer need to wipe their kitchen down …

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What the Heck Is a Spa Cloth?

A soft micro fiber cloth also know as a spa cloth is great for everyday use. I can get a squeaky clean face without using soap and not cause damage to my complexion.

By: Natasha Morgan

I once asked a friend who had beautiful skin if she did anything special to keep it looking so lovely. She said that a dermatologist, for whom she had once worked, suggested using baby shampoo to clean her face. It sounded like a pretty good idea since baby products are known to be gentle and contain minim amounts of impurities.

Then, some years later, …

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Simple Skin Recipes

Simple Skin Recipes

You’d pay good money for this treatment if you were at a spa! Using five pure and simple ingredients, you can expect to be energized as well as exfoliated.

By: Michael DeJong

Personal care products are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration or any government agency. In fact, there are more than 10,000 chemical ingredients found in personal care products—such as body wash, aftershave, and toothpaste—and 89 percent of these chemicals have not undergone any safety testing. Since we all need to bathe, wash our hair, moisturize our skin, brush our teeth, and groom ourselves, wouldn’t it be …

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