Rhinebeck, New York (PRWEB) April 15, 2013
Many families are surprised to learn that common household health and beauty aids contain toxins that expose children and adults to harmful chemicals. Other hazards include outdated prescription medications, such as antibiotics, as well prescription and over- the-counter pain pills and cough/cold/flu medicines that have harmful side effects.
Topical BioMedics, Inc., headquartered in Rhinebeck, NY, encourages consumers to celebrate Earth Day 2013 by detoxing and “greening up” their medicine cabinets. This family-friendly “makeover” can be achieved by replacing toxic products with their safe, natural counterparts.
DANGERS LURKING IN COMMON H & B AIDS
Many people are not aware that toxins lurk in such every day health and beauty aids as: toothpaste; shampoo, conditioner, and other hair care products; deodorant; aftershave, perfume, and cologne; skin cleansers and cosmetics; bath products; nasal sprays and over-the-counter cold and flu remedies; and over-the-counter pain relief products. Unfortunately, there are no warning labels on these everyday items to alert consumers to the dangerous chemicals they harbor. This is troublesome since skin is the body’s largest organ, readily absorbs anything applied to it, then sends it moving throughout the entire system. Another alarming fact is that the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health found that of all the chemicals used in cosmetics, nearly 900 are toxic. In fact, approximately 450 ingredients commonly used in the U.S. are banned from cosmetic use in Europe.
The best way to diminish exposure to toxic chemicals commonly found in commercial health and beauty products is to look for ones that are organic or that contain pure ingredients. There are a growing number of “cleaner/greener” products available in the marketplace, and mainstream manufacturers are also jump
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