More than 1 in 3 Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes (ref: The Halifax Project). Along with genetics, diet, and lifestyle, exposures to toxic chemicals clearly contribute to this problem. There is growing evidence that we may be overlooking crucial aspects of how combinations of chemicals may cause cancer. The researchers of the Halifax Project propose that combinations of these chemicals could cause cancer by disrupting multiple pathways and overwhelming the body’s defenses. Many of these toxins enter our body and face via our skin. On average we have 3062 sweat glands on our face alone! Most of us apply 13 -21 beauty products every day, 365 days, year on year!
Chemical ingredients found in these products can include alkyloamides (MEA, DEA, TEA, MIPA, and PEG’s), parabens, phthalates, and oxybenzone which can cause DNA damage, endocrine disruption, and cancer.
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