“As much as 60% of topical skin-care products are absorbed through the skin and into the bloodstream,” Says Dr. Nancy Lonsdrof, M.D. an lowa-based physician, “They should be consumed with the same prudence that we use to choose our breakfast cereal.” – April 2006 issue of Women's Health Magazine. There are many toxic chemicals in cosmetic products that have been clinically proven to cause cancer, tumors, irritation and many different skin disorders.
Paraben Free Skin Care
Parabens are used as preservatives, and are found in virtually all items that we purchase for skin care. Unfortunately, we don't always know what these preservatives will do once they enter our body via the intestines or through absorption into the skin. The shady past of the group of chemicals known as parabens (look for methylparaben , ethylparaben, propylparaben) is littered with links to breast cancer, and other issues with regard to its ability to mimik estrogen. Parabens are used in a wide number of consumer products ranging from topical pharmaceutical drugs, to foods and cosmetics. Learning about these preservatives will give you a heads up before you decide whether you want to expose your body to them. If you choose to go preservative and paraben-free, don't worry, you won't have to eliminate wonderful anti-aging skin care products, and other cosmetics from your lifestyle. La Chat Belle has scoured the country to bring you the highest quality products with more active ingredients than our competitors. We are all about serious skin care. No product will grace our shelves unless it packs powerful results. Our products may be natural however, we demand results. Skin like honey...
We will be rolling out new product lines daily, check back for other healthy options such as paraben-free body care products and cosmetics.