Tech-y Tuesday: Think Dirty

Happy Tuesday!
Lets talk about skin for a moment. When you think of adopting a healthy lifestyle you probably think more about what you put into your body rather than on it. However, recent research suggests that a lot of nasty chemicals are present in products we use on our skin daily…things like phthalates (AKA fragrance) are being described as “obesogens”. They may cause hormone disruption which in turn causes some people to have an even harder time controlling their weight.
If you think about it, it makes sense. Our skin is the largest organ on our bodies and when we slather it with body washes, soaps, and lotions containing unpronounceable ingredients, that sh*t gets absorbed into the bloodstream and from there it can lead to T-R-O-U-B-L-E.
So! Before you freak out and throw away every single beauty product you own, download the ThinkDirty app. It lets you scan your bath and beauty products and tells you how risky they are based on the ingredient list. Easy peasy.
Some products haven’t been analyzed yet so if you come across something you own that they don’t have yet take 2 mins to submit it! Lets all help each other become educated consumers!

 

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