Products applied to the skin are directly absorbed into the blood stream avoiding the detoxifying abilities of the liver. Food is digested and sent to the liver to detoxify and the results distributed throughout your body by the blood stream. So skin care products with harmful ingredients are far more toxic than any food. If you are buying organic, you should be also be using safe personal care products, too.
And don’t be fooled by things labeled with organic and/or natural. In the cosmetic ingredient industry these words have absolutely no meaning. There is not standard. There is no inspection process in place. The cosmetic industry is completely self regulated.
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Stay tuned in the next few day as I break down the current federal laws that are currently governing the cosmetics industry. You will be shocked. Do not miss it!