Triclosan

Ever wonder what they use in your make-up to stop the bacteria and how it actually affects your health ❓ ❌Triclosan Of the 13,000+ chemicals used in cosmetics, only 10% have been safety tested and manufacturers are not required to release the testing data to the...

BHA

Are your beauty products full of preservatives? Do your beauty products last 20 years? AND … do you care? Trust me, you would care about ❌BHA or BHT … used as a preservative and found in Lip products and Moisturisers.. These CHEMICALS, Butylated...

PEG

Tired of reapplying your cosmetics throughout the day❓ Ever wondered WHY they absorb so quickly into your skin❓ ❌PEG (polyethylene glycol)!! This compound is petroleum-based and one that is used to make cosmetics absorb more quickly into the skin. 👀 As a...

Dioxane

Do your beauty products contain detergents, foams, stabilisers or solvents? AND … why would you care? Trust me, you would care about ❌1,4 DIOXANE … a potential human carcinogen. This CHEMICAL is not purposefully put in cosmetics, but it can show up as...

Lead in your Pencil

💄LEAD IN YOUR LIPSTICK: True or False? Take this QUIZ to find out how much you know 🧐 No one has scored 10/10 yet! 🎯 What will YOU score? COMMENT below: T or F ? ✅ After you comment T or F, you’ll get the quiz in Messenger. Good luck! 🍀...

Coal Tar Dyes

QUESTION: Have YOU had irritation or other side effects from Eye Shadows? 👀 YES/NO? Comment below ⬇️ According to an ALARMING article written by an expert in the risks & benefits of chemicals used in beauty products (and who recently appeared in a...

Parabens

❌PARABENS … These chemicals are used to prevent mould and bacterial growth. With all the hoo-haa around parabens, many cosmetic makers have switched to “paraben-free” formulations, but that doesn’t mean they’re better!! They switch to other [preservatives], for...

Asbestos

❌ASBESTOS … The marketing of (toxic) sparkly make-up to KIDS is an outrage, surely⁉️ Toxic makeup itself is nothing new: The ancient Greeks used heavy metals on their skin, and Egyptian queens wore black kohl eye makeup that was made with lead. But last week,...

10 Most Flattering Spring Colours for 2017

Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!” — Robin Williams. Why is it that, as women we get in a beauty rut of blandness?  Neutral this, neutral that, beige, brown.… Come on, we’re women!  Wake up and embrace colour, we are creatures of all...