EPA’s New PFAS in Water Regulation & My Solution: AquaTru Review

The Environmental Protection Agency finalized unprecedented new limits to tackle drinking water contamination from six of the notorious “forever chemicals” known as PFAS – PFOA, PFOS, GenX, PFBS, PFNA and PFHxS. While this is great news, it means that…

Top 5 Natural Anti-Aging Alternatives to Botox

No, there is nothing natural that can freeze your face and appear to stop time. But personally, that’s not something I want.  I try to remind myself that movement on the forehead is normal by watching older movies and…

Beautycounter Perfume: Clean Eau de Parfum Scent & Safer Swap Guide

Introducing NEW Beautycounter perfume: Clean Eau de Parfum, the first one you’ll wear without “fragrance” in the ingredient list: nothing to hide! Want a sample? Tell me which ones here and I’ll send you some snail mail! Understanding Fragrance…

FDA Funding for MoCRA

In December of 2022, through the legislative process that approves the budget, the US Federal Government passed the first ever substantial health protective cosmetics-related amendment to the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) since its enactment in 1938. The…

Why the Fragrance Loophole is Bad (and what to use instead)

Why the Fragrance Loophole is Bad: the case for avoiding any products with “fragrance” or “parfum” in their ingredients, and what to use instead. Why the Fragrance Loophole is Bad The governing body of personal care products in the…