Personal Grooming Products Could Be Making You Sick

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by Estelle Hayes, Huffington Post

We all have our morning routines. My daily regimen includes an assortment of personal care products, including shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, lotion, a little bit of makeup; about a dozen products a day, which is exactly the national average for women in the U.S. In the process, women like me are exposed to more than 160 chemicals (men about half that), most of which would be considered unnecessary but “safe,” however, many others are well known toxins, carcinogens and pollutants.

Typical ingredients include things like bacteria-killing nanosilvers; 1,4 Dioxane (known cancer causing substance found in 22 percent of personal care and children’s products); Mercury and cow placenta (icky for sure, and chock-filled with hormones that can spark premature breast development in toddler girls) — the kind of substances that would earn you serious prison time if you dumped them into a local stream.

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Posted on March 27th 2011 in Beauty, Cosmetics

Check out My Remarkable Ideas on Grooming the Bikini Line

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Bikini line shaving can occasionally be more harmful than beneficial. Your skin is often prickly or delicate to the touch after trimming the bikini line and this may cause some uneasiness which can lead to you regretting the decision to trim it. Fortunately, there are some steps you can follow to make shaving the bikini line as painless a task as possible, so that you can concentrate on looking your best any time your bikini line happens to get exposed.

For a successful and painless bikini line trim you will want to prepare prior to trimming. In this instance, if you have never shaved the area previously or have not done so in a long time you may need to prepare. All you have to do is trim down the bikini area using a pair of scissors or some clippers. Shorter hair makes it easier to trim and helps the body get used to having less hair around the bikini area. You have to leave a period of about 3 or 4 days before shaving.

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Posted on October 28th 2010 in Cosmetics

How to store your gemstone jewelry securely

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gemstone is precious in our life. There are many kinds of gemstone in the world such as diamond, ruby, emerald, opals, sapphire, aquamarine and so on.

gemstone jewelry is available in a variety of designs such as necklace, bracelet or even earrings. Y necklaces, multi stranded necklaces, and wire wrapped or can even be strung to create beautiful designs. Different kinds of gemstone have different caring tips. as for diamond , mechanical and chemical cleaners are generally safe, you had better remember avoid these if your stone is fracture filled or has fractures. When using soapy water you should rinse and dry well. Then let us come to ruby, soapy water solutions or commercially available cleaning solvents are good choice.

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Posted on October 27th 2010 in Beauty, Jewelry