July 2, 2008

Sun Block...

The sun can be strong, especially for little ones with sensitive skin. I found an article about sun block for kids that was interesting, it said like most cosmetics, sunscreens contain chemicals that are best avoided. The Environmental Working Group says the toxic sunscreen chemical oxybenzone, which has been linked to allergies, hormone disruption, and cell damage, is in almost 600 sunscreens sold in the U.S. Instead, they recommend trying oxybenzone-free creams that contain zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, which rest on top of the skin and won't get absorbed into it. Try Dr. Hauschka and Lavera, which are certified-natural products and also Coolibar,

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