TWV Podcast Episode 491: Non-Poisonous Skincare FAQ – Half 2

In episode 490 of The Entire View podcast, Stacy and Dr. Sarah reply 10 listener questions and FAQs associated to skincare, from why perfume is an ingredient to keep away from, to the distinction between cleaning oil and cleaning balm, to the best way to purchase safer skincare merchandise on a funds!

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Key Takeaways

  • Stacy shares her experience on skincare on this episode, answering ten listener questions and FAQ.
  • Stacy’s prime advice for getting safer merchandise on a funds is to determine which merchandise you utilize which can be labeled pink by the EWG (you may obtain the app and use it to scan labels!), and prioritize these. Sometimes the unscented model of a product shall be safer than the scented model. And, you may obtain Stacy’s Goal Clear Product Information right here.
  • Stacy explains the distinction between cleaning oil, cleaning balm, face washes, foaming washes, face bars, exfoliating washing and cleanser, together with which one may work for which scenario.
  • Phytic acid has been nicely studied as a topical ingredient in skincare merchandise and has confirmed advantages for hyperpigmentation and pores and skin luminosity.  It’s not an ingredient to fret about, although we need to average dietary consumption of phytic acid.
  • The most effective merchandise for wholesome pores and skin by way of menopause embody vitamin C, hyaluronic acid and RetiNatural Complicated (not retinol), which assist to counteract the results of lowered estrogen on pores and skin well being.
  • The most secure sunscreens use solely titanium dioxide and zinc oxide for SPF. If you happen to’re delicate, attempt sunscreens with just one or the opposite to slim in on which ingredient (or one other ingredient within the product) could be the issue.
  • Perfume is an unregulated ingredient and plenty of problematic and dangerous chemical substances can sneak into merchandise below this label.  Research have proven that perfume elements are related to a variety of well being issues, together with: migraines, bronchial asthma and different respiratory difficulties, neurological signs, mucosal irritation, and get in touch with dermatitis.
  • Stacy and Dr. Sarah share a few of their favourite merchandise!

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