The Alternative Medicine personal care center is a resource for taking care of your out-word appearance. And it turns out beauty is more than skin deep: The average person slathers, lathers, rubs and sprays, 10 different skin care products on his or her body every day–and since our skin acts more like a sponge than a barrier, we absorb the nearly 130 chemicals we regularly expose ourselves to. And don’t forget our hair (or lack of) we are here to help you look and feel better.
Asbestos. Formaldehyde. Lead. Not exactly the words you think of when you’re purchasing your favorite personal care products. Sadly, toxic chemicals in our cosmetics, sunscreens and skin care products have gone unregulated as far back as the Great Depression. While other countries have taken action to protect their citizens from chemicals linked to cancer and reproductive harm, the Food and Drug Administration doesn’t even require the basic safety testing of ingredients in personal care products before they’re used.
And then once they build up in our body how do we detoxify ourselves from these chemical we face everyday? This is a big segment of our personal care section. We are adding resources to our pages so you can feel safe and healthy by following our tips.
Tips For Healthy Skin
It’s a well-known fact that your skin is the largest organ of your body. Beyond that, do you also know it’s responsible for the overall balance of your entire body? Read more
Keep your Hair Looking its Healthiest
Thick, healthy, glossy hair: it’s the goal we’re all chasing! If you want to achieve hair that radiates natural beauty, read on to discover our list of tips to help you get terrific tresses. Read more