Eating organic food takes care of lowering your chemical and pesticide load, but now what about what you put on yourself as well? Are you aware that in your daily routine you may be applying an average of 126 unique chemical ingredients to your skin? Parabens (estrogenic industrial chemicals) have been found in breast tumor tissue - they are nearly in every skin care product. Premarket safety testing is NOT required in the personal care industry. You have to be your own advocate for health when it comes to skin care.
Since the ingredients in most sunscreens are clearly linked to cancer and the like, we like our sun protection in the form of sunblock with zinc - great even on babies and I don't get a rash from it like I do with regular sunscreens. We rarely use it, in the summer we don't bask in the sun for more than an hour at a time unless we go to the beach.
See the full review, "A sunscreen without carcinogenic and hormone disrupting ingredients!".
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