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  • 1.Toxic Beauty The Truth About Skin Care

2. The average teenage girl uses 17 personal care products per day? The average adult woman uses 12 personal care products per day? The average adult male uses 7 personal care products per day?Did you know? WE ABSORB UP TO 5 POUNDS OF CHEMICAL TOXINS INTO OUR BODIES PER YEAR! 3. The chemicals in my products are minimal and only applied to my skinits not like I am eating them! According to Dr. Mercola: What you put on your skin can be more dangerous than what you eat because there are not stomach enzymes breaking them down, rather they enter the bloodstream direct. 4. Our skin is the largest transport system to our organs 30% of what enters our body comes from through our skin We absorb up to 60% of what we put on our skin 30% of what is supposed to exit our body is supposed to exit through our skin 5. The cosmetics and personal care products (PCPs) industry is a 35 billion dollar industry; so powerful it has managed to be unregulated for decades.What about the FDA? There are: 10,500 chemicals in our PCPs only 11% have been tested for safety. There are over 200 ingredients in the PCPs in the U.S. that have been proven to be hazardous to health and are banned in the EU. Not one single product or ingredient has to be approved by the FDA before it is released into the market. 6. Babies are being born pre-polluted More thank 70% of PCPs in the U.S. contain Phthalates that link directly to birth defects and infertility. 7. Did you ever wonder why our toddler girls are developing breasts? Or why more male babies are being born with descended testicles?Or why more and more kids are suffering from ADHD, Autism and Allergies? 8. 97% of Americans tested by the US Centers for Disease Control have Diethyl Phthalate (DEP) in their blood streams. 9. Minimize the number of products you and your family use on your skin and bodyWhat you can do? Beware of Green-washing and Pink-washing Read labels and avoid the Dirty Dozen chemicals in your PCPs (a list of those are listed in the following slides) Consider the Home Conversion Kit that eliminates all of the Dirty Dozen most dangerous chemicals in most PCPs Experiment with Do-It-Yourself recipes Share and tell your friends and family so they can take action 10. Minimize the number of products you and your family use daily Less is More HEALTHY! The less products you use, the less exposure to untested and possible dangerous chemicals you expose yourself and family to. Utilize the PCP Checklist provided by Mindful Minerals to reduce your exposure up to 90% and save you money 11. Green Washing Pink WashingGreen Washing is when companies use words like natural, organic, ecofriendly, and hypoallergenic to depict a greener product. In reality, those words are merely marketing terms and have no legal meaning.Pink Washing is when companies offer proceeds from the sale of products to support breast cancer research, most commonly identified by pink ribbons on the label. However these products contain toxic ingredients that can negatively affect our health. 12. Often Found In:Dirty Dozen #1 Aluminum AKA: Aluminum Chloride, Chlorohydrate, and Ziconium FD&C 1, Green 3 Antiperspirant Deodorant Make-up: as a colorant Why may it be harmful? Majority of Breast Cancer Tumors found in the area of the breast and the lymph nodes in the upper arm where exposed to aluminum in antiperspirant and deodorant People with compromised Kidney function warned to avoid aluminum Aluminum linked to increased risk for Alzheimers Disease 13. Dirty Dozen #2 Benzoyl Peroxide Often Found In: Acne Medication Why may it be harmful? Possible tumor promoter May act as a mutagen Produces DNA damage in human cells Toxic by inhalation Eye, skin & respiratory irritant 14. Often Found In:Dirty Dozen #3 Coal Tar AKA: FD&C Blue 1, Green 3 Dandruff Shampoos Anti-Itch Creams Hair Dyes Why may it be harmful? Known carcinogen that can accumulate in the body Heavy metal salts that deposit toxins in the skin causing sensitivity and irritation Depletes oxygen 15. Dirty Dozen #4 Nitrosomines (an impurity from the breakdown of these chemicals)DEA (Diethanolamine) TEA (Triethanolamine) MEA (Monoethanolamine) Often Found In: Nearly every kind of personal care product such as: Mascara, concealer, conditioner, baby shampoo, sunless tanning lotion, pain relief salve) Why may it be harmful? Possible human carcinogen linked to cancer, birth defects, developmental or reproductive toxicity, immunotoxicity, neurotoxicity, systemic toxicity Evidence of endocrine disruption as low doses. Readily absorbs and accumulates in the organs and the brain Cause of contact dermatitis Skin/eye irritant 16. Dirty Dozen #5 Formaldehyde (EDTA, DMDM Hydantoin & Urea, Diazolidinyl urea and Imidazolidinyl Urea) Often Found In: Nail Products Babywash Why may it be harmful? May cause joint pain, skin reactions, allergies, depression, headaches, chest pains, chronic fatigue, dizziness and insomnia Known human carcinogen Eyes, nose, throat irritant May lead to contact dermatitis 17. Often Found In: Skin lighteners and brighteners Skin & Facial cleansers, moisturizers Hair conditionerDirty Dozen #6HydroquinoneSkin lightening cream is used to lighten skin, age spots, and blemishes. This chemical (a known animal carcinogen) is toxic to the skin, brain, immune system, and reproductive system. Though banned in the European Union, the United States allows products with up to 2% hydroquinone to be sold. Why may it be harmful? A chemical carcinogen, immunotoxicant Developmental & reproductive toxicant that increases deep exposure to UVA/UVB rays, increasing skin cancer risks. Risks to various organ systems, endocrine system and neurotoxicity 18. Dirty Dozen #7 Parabens Often Found In: Food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products Deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, facial/shower cleansers, and scrubs Why may it be harmful?Methylparaben Propylparaben Ethylparaben Butylparaben Isopropylparaben Ethylparaben Linked to cancer Endocrine disruption Reproductive toxicity Neurotoxicity Skin irritations Disrupts hormone function 19. Dirty Dozen #8Petrochemicals Petrolatum Paraffin Mineral OilPEG PG-Propolyne Glycol Butylene Glycol Often Found In: Shampoo Mascara, perfume, foundation Lipstick, lip balm Hair Relaxers Baby care products Sunscreen Why may it be harmful? May contain known human carcinogens Traps toxins inside the body 20. Dirty Dozen #9Phthalates AKA: Fragrance *most products do not list phthalates on ingredients but it is a hidden ingredient disguised as fragrance. (DBP, DEH, EDHP) Often Found In: Perfume Hairspray Nail polish *Fragrances are considered trade secrets, so companies can list the ingredient fragrance on a product and not reveal the phthalates and can contain a wide range of 3,000 chemicals! Why may it be harmful? Hormone Disrupter (mimics estrogen in the body) Development and fertility Sperm damage in men Liver & Kidney damage Birth defects Early breast development in boys and girls 21. Could 16,000 studies on SLS be wrong?Dirty Dozen #10 Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) & Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES) Often Found In: Used in car washes, garage floor cleaner & engine degreasers In 90% of ALL personal care products that foam Baby products Shampoo, body wash, hand wash The list is unending!!!!!!!!!!! According to Environmental Working Group Cosmetic Safety Reviews research studies on SLS have shown links to: Why may it be harmful? Organ toxicity Developmental/reproductive toxicity Neurotoxicity, endocrine disruption, biochemical or cellular changes Possible mutations and cancer 22. Dirty Dozen #11 Sunscreen Chemicals Avobenzone Benzphenone Ethoxycinnamate PABA Often Found In: Sunscreen products Make with sunscreen Why may it be harmful? Free radical generators May damage DNA Linked to cancer 23. Often Found In: Hand sanitizer Cleansers: hand, face, body ToothpasteDirty Dozen #12 Why may it be harmful?Triclosan Hormone disrupter that effects brain and reproductive function Contributes to antibiotic resistance in bacteria known to cause human infections Surveys of the U.S. population from ages 6 to over 65 have found residues of triclosan in over three-quarters of people 24. Eliminate all of the Dirty Dozen from the Personal Care Products used by you and your family.What can we do? 25. 1.2.Why Mindful Minerals?Not only do Mindful Mineral products have none of the Dirty Dozen chemicals in their products, they eliminate hundreds of other potentially dangerous chemicalsEvery product has over 35 minerals and trace elements from the Dead Sea Natures Spa, that actually detoxify your body of the bio-accumulated chemicals, toxins and radiation built up over time.3.The give your body and your skin cells the nutrients they need to effectively do their jobs.Its like giving your cells their fuel and nutrients to super perform! 26. Replace theseHome Conversion #1Shampoo, Dandruff Shampoo, Bubble Bath, Body WashFragrance, Formaldehyde, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Methylisothiazolinone, EDTA, PEG 27. Home Conversion #2 With: Mind Your Hair Dead Sea Shampoo & ConditionerFree of the Dirty Dozen and all harmful chemicals this all natural Dead Sea mud, lavender, tea tree formula is a great shampoo for all hair types, scalp conditions, psoriasis & eczema. USE FOR: Shampoo Body Wash Bubble Bath Great for Baby Conditioner great eye makeup remover! 28. Replace these BenzoilHome Conversion #3face wash, body wash, hand soap, acne soapPeroxide, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Fragrance, Triclosan, PEG, EDTA (Formaldehyde), to name a few 29. Home Conversion #4With: Mindful Minerals Natural Dead Sea SoapsFree of the Dirty Dozen and all harmful chemicals , these all vegan, SLS-free cleansing bars gentle enough fro baby, treat eczema, acne, dry skin and more. USE FOR: Face Wash Body Wash Hand Soap Baby Soap Acne