I’ve never been much for horror movies. I can’t seem to let them go and they knock about my brain for years after the initial viewing. I mean that damn Chucky doll, despite its stupid fake face, still haunts my dreams.
But horror movies have nothing on this: The EU has banned more than thirteen hundred ingredients that were found in personal care products but the US has only banned eleven. ELEVEN!!! And the last time a federal law was passed to regulate these ingredients was 1938!!! WHAT???
Want to see something really REALLY scary? Go to this website: http://www.ewg.org and look up your favorite product that you use daily on your skin, face or hair - and then cry because it turns out it is horrible for you and your face, skin and hair.
I'm not a make-up person. The only thing I use on a daily basis on my skin and face right now is Lubriderm Daily Moisture Lotion with Sunscreen. This is what EWG site says about the only thing I use...
Um... yikes. Not as bad as some things I found last night when I was playing 'find the ones that cause cancer' but not great. But at least my deodorant fairs better...
Now I may not be a make-up wearer but I am a nut for hair care stuff that will make my afro(ish) hair look less like pubic head - as one not so charming guy called it in high school. And this is the stuff I just found that I love but now really should break-up with...
Here's the direct link to the Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. You’re welcome.
Now spend a few hours there with your favorite things and then you can join me under the covers where I’ll be hiding for the rest of the foreseeable future...
My name is ej. I'm a girl. I say that because with the short hair and the short initials, folks aren't always sure. More brilliant insights to who I am in About me