Posts tagged natural ingredients
Health Canada to Change Standards for Natural Health Products

Health Canada is planning to dramatically overhaul the regulation of natural health products to address mounting concerns over the proliferation of misleading and unproven claims on product labels. Under the proposed new system Health Canada would bring natural health products, over-the-counter drugs and cosmetics under one set of rules and regulate them based on the potential health risks they pose. Read more at The Globe and Mail.

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Surprise Allergies to ‘Natural’ Skin-Care Products

“For some people, the natural substances can set off allergic contact dermatitis, with symptoms of rash and occasionally blisters. Some dermatologists who specialize in the condition say they are seeing more cases tied to ingredients such as lavender, peppermint and jasmine. Gauging how many people suffer from allergies to botanical ingredients in personal-care products is difficult.” Read more at The Wall Street Journal.

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop Beauty Line Is Selling Out

“Gwyneth Paltrow’s new Goop beauty line is actually good, non-toxic, organic, edible, and starting to sell out. The line went on sale exactly a week ago and one of its priciest items, the $125 Discovery Set, is already gone from the website. None of the standalone products have sold quite as well as the set, which seems to speak to people’s interest and curiosity in Paltrow’s new venture.” Read more at Racked.

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Looking at Gwyneth’s Claims Over Natural Cosmetics Ingredients

“In January, Gwyneth Paltrow announced the launch of a new line of skin care, Goop by Juice Beauty, which will be sold through her juggernaut lifestyle company starting on March 1. Paltrow has applied her all-natural philosophy to products like cookbooks and makeup before, so it's unsurprising the new Goop skincare is, as she proudly announced to Vogue, nontoxic, up to 99% organic and free of any ‘chemicals, parabens and silicones.’” Read more at Style.Mic.

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