Not all makeup is created equal and some products contain harmful ingredients which absorb into our body. The government does not regulate body care ingredients the same as foods and there is no health study or pre market safety testing required. It is best to educate yourself to know what to look for when buying body care products.
“Whole Foods Whole Story the official whole foods market blog” speaks about the benefits of Natural Cosmetics and what to look for or avoid when buying makeup.
Here is a little more about the podcast from the Whole Story Blog…
Looking for beauty to believe in? After decades of natural foods, more natural cosmetics are also emerging. It’s easy to understand the importance of natural foods, but are there real reasons for buying cosmetics with natural ingredients? Check out our pocket guide and podcast to get the facts behind the hype about natural cosmetics and body care ingredients.
If you would like to listen to the 5:25 minute podcast by Mara Fleishman you can find it here.
Whole Foods also has a wonderful “ Guide To Natural Body Care” you can read.