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Are Your Unscented Products Truly Fragrance-Free?

Researchers discovered the majority of moisturizers are inaccurately labeled as unscented or hypoallergenic and may trigger skin irritations or contact dermatitis.  Nearly 13,000 chemicals are used in cosmetics and personal care products, but only 10 percent have been tested for human safety. The average American woman uses 12 personal care products or cosmetics every day that contain approximately 168 different chemicals. While men use fewer products and are exposed to nearly half the number of chemicals than women, teens use more products and are exposed to even more chemicals.  Read more...

 

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