Should We Be Alarmed? Active ingredients in sunscreens come in two forms, mineral and chemical filters. Each uses a different method of protecting skin and maintaining stability in sunlight. Either can be hazardous to your family's health.
The most common sunscreens we find on store shelves everywhere contain chemical filters. These products usually contain a combination of two, up to six, of these active ingredients: oxybenzone, avobenzone, octisalate, octocrylene, homosal
Do We Trust That Products We Buy & Use Daily Are Safe? YES! Too many people take it for granted that the government is regulating every product that is put on the market. We all grew up using products by certain manufacturing companies and came to trust, more and more, that everything they put on the market is tested for safety, and is regulated by the government. The sad part is, none of that is true... Watch the following video to see exactly what is in the products you use
Are we putting our kids at risk on a Daily Basis?
The CDC (Center for Disease Control) released some alarming numbers that reveal Poison Control Centers received (2010 figures):
6,575 calls per day as a result of accidental poisonings (57% are young children),
2,277 of these per day required emergency treatment, and
86 people (mostly children under the age of six) die per day as a result.
The reason this is happening? It is simply because 97% of mothers with children a