WHAT THE FDA KNOWS ABOUT COSMETICS

Prohibited & Restricted Ingredients     The following is straight from the FDA’s” mouth”. You will find in my Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients( Crown Publishers), there are still harmful ingredients in what we put on our skin and a number of chemicals that should be banned. But the information below is appreciated.   What ingredients are…

SOMETHING IS FISHY WITH MICROBEADS

Take a bite of fish and you may swallow plastic micro-beads used in your anti-aging cosmetics, body washes, soaps,toothpastes, pillows, clothes and other products. There is alarm among environmentalists because micro-beads are being flushed down the drain and they are eternal. The International Pellet Watch, led by Professor Shige Takada at the University of Tokyo,…

GOD AND 3-D PRINTERS

The Bible says it took God seven days to create the universe but a kid in a classroom today might create a workable arm or leg with a 3D printer within hours. Unlike common printers, a 3D printer prints a three dimensional object layer by layer. Therefore the whole process is called rapid prototyping, additive printing or…

WHAT ARE THE CHEMICALS IN YOUR HOME, OFFICE AND BACKYARD?

By Ruth Winter, MS An epidemic of thyroid disease among pet cats may be caused by toxic flame retardants that were widely found in household dust and some pet food, government scientists reported recently. The often-lethal disease was rare in cats until the 1980s when it became widespread, especially in California Cats. That was at…