UK Women Wear 515 Chemicals A Day! – Eco-Fail
The average British woman “hosts” 515 chemicals on her body every day, according to a new study of 2,016 women by deodorant maker Bionsen. OMG! You put on some lipstick, wash your hair, moisturize your skin and spray a bit of perfume and before you know it — 515 chemicals? The report notes that moisturizer can contain over 30 different chemicals and perfume up to 400 … . Eco-Fail!
— Annie (By the way, as far as I know, nobody has studied what the synergistic effects of all those chemicals are. )
By Annie B. Bond, the best-selling and award-winning author of five healthy/green living books, including Better Basics for the Home (Three Rivers Press, 1999), Home Enlightenment, Clean & Green (1990), and most recently True Food (National Geographic, 2010 and winner of Gourmand Awards Best Health and Nutrition Cookbook in the World). She has authored literally thousands of articles and was named “the foremost expert on green living” by Body & Soul magazine (2009).