Is This A Healthcare Issue?
What if I told you body lotions and creams were an important healthcare issue? You might not think of them this way, but if they contain the wrong ingredients, they can be hazardous to your health. If they contain the right ingredients, they can help prevent cancer and preserve your appearance.
For instance, did you know that many body creams contain a sunscreen called oxybenzone? Oxybenzone has been shown to increase free radical production, thus increasing your risk of cancer. I thought sunscreens were supposed to help prevent cancer?
Dermatologists suggest we avoid the daily use of sunscreens. So, it seems obvious they should not be included in your body lotion and creams. Yet, it’s become such a popular idea for cosmetic companies to sell hundreds of different products that include SPF ratings.
I Don’t Think My Lotions And Creams Penetrate That Deeply?Wrong!
Some people still maintain that body lotion and creams do not penetrate the pores enough to be detrimental to our health. If this is true, then how can they explain that parabens (common preservatives used in health and beauty aids) have been found in breast cancer tissue samples and urine samples? Parabens …