Perfume is a big business. Sadly, it is also a largely unregulated industry and perfume companies can put nearly any chemical they want in their formulas and get away with it. They can lace their perfume with hormone disrupting chemicals and chemicals that could cause allergic reactions such as asthma, wheezing, headaches, and dermatitis. I know personally I cannot wear conventional perfume without suffering from headaches. I can't even walk into that department in a store without the same and I … [Read more...]
Perfume for Babies????
I was completely shocked to read yesterday that a company actually plans to make perfumes for babies. WTH??? Babies already have such a sweet and unique smell. Why on earth would you want to cover up that deliciousness with an artificial scent that comes from a bottle? Why would you want your child to smell like the noxious perfume isle of a department store? Well, I guess this is a case of "to each their own right"? Well, no it shouldn't be in this case because perfumes are notorious for … [Read more...]
Creating a Relaxing, Healthy Spa Experience at Home
I was playing around with my Polyvore account tonight and decided I wanted to go upstairs after a grueling day and relax in the tub. Then I thought it would be nice if I had a whole spa experience at home while I was at it. Alas it is not to be with kids under foot but I can plan for when hubby is home and I can make my escape for an hour uninterrupted right? I think so. I clipped these items with Polyvore and made a quick collage. Soi Candle - Rosemary Lavender - A totally yummy, eco … [Read more...]