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7 REASONS TO GET HUBBLE CONTACTS. Contact lens wearers have struggled for years with mess, hassle, and worst of all, high prices.

7 REASONS TO GET HUBBLE CONTACTS

Hubble’s founders, who wear lenses themselves, developed a solution: high-quality disposable lenses delivered to your door. And the price? About half the cost of other providers! Women's Full Rim Mixed Materials Understated Elegance. Prescription Type Single Vision lenses are the standard eyeglass prescription.

Women's Full Rim Mixed Materials Understated Elegance

These glasses are for one field of vision across the entire lens. Single vision glasses can be prescribed for distance vision, near-vision reading glasses, or computer-distance glasses. There are no lens height requirements for single vision prescriptions. Progressive lenses includes three fields of vision, without lines. Bifocals lenses include two fields of vision separated by a line. The REAL Truth About Parabens - They're Nothing To Worry About - Just About Skin. Do Mineral Oil and Petrolatum Clog Pores? Are They Safe? - Just About Skin.

Do Mineral Oil and Petrolatum Clog Pores?

Do Mineral Oil and Petrolatum Clog Pores? Are They Safe? - Just About Skin

Truth In Aging - Truth In Aging. “It’s a dry cold!”

Truth In Aging - Truth In Aging

Seems to be the motto of the Alaskan winter. With temperatures dropping to -40 on a regular basis and almost no humidity in the air, the ‘dry cold’ that Alaskans promote as a positive weather trend has been less than comforting as I've watched it wreak havoc on my skin. After slathering myself in a variety of lotions, body butters, baby oils, and even olive oil (a local remedy), I have found that the best defense against these hazardous conditions is the tried and true, faithful jar of Vaseline 100% Petroleum Jelly ($2.28). Petroleum Jelly May Not Be As Harmless As You Think. Side Effects of Petrolatum. Petrolatum, commonly known as petroleum jelly, is a byproduct of petroleum.

Side Effects of Petrolatum

Petrolatum is a soft paraffin or wax mixture sold as a topical skin ointment. It is acknowledged by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as an approved over-the-counter skin protectant and is used in the manufacturing of cosmetic skin care. However the side effects of petrolatum include finding the petroleum byproduct in breast tumors, suffocation of the skin, premature aging and aggravated acne.

A study linking the petrolatum impurity polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons or PAHs to breast cancer was completed at Columbia University. Research at the Herb Research Foundation noted that skin absorbs up to 60 percent of the chemicals in products that it contacts and these chemical move directly into the bloodstream. Petrolatum or mineral oil jelly and mineral oils can cause skin photosensitivity or promote sun damage.

Lose Weight. Best Health Magazine Canada. The Truth About Petrolatum - FutureDerm. One of the greatest problems in the U.S. right now is the fact that there is so much misinformation surrounding the health and beauty industry.

The Truth About Petrolatum - FutureDerm

One great example of this involves the ingredient petrolatum, which many dermatologists consider to be among the best moisturizers in modern day skin care (Cosmetic Dermatology). However, a plethora of misinformation, including erroneous facts propagated by natural/organic skin care companies and the political Environmental Working Group, has caused it to be one of the most vilified ingredients around. Sustainable shopper's guide: 12 ingredients to avoid in your cosmetics.

Download PDF This wallet-sized shopper's guide lists a "dirty dozen" chemicals to avoid when shopping for cosmetics.

Sustainable shopper's guide: 12 ingredients to avoid in your cosmetics

Use it to check the ingredient list on personal care products before you make a purchase. Some ingredients in beauty products aren't that pretty. U.S. researchers found that one in eight of the 82,000 ingredients used in personal care products are industrial chemicals. Download the shopper's guide now (pdf) and print a copy for your wallet. Dirty Dozen mobile shoppers guide This Dirty Dozen mobile site can help you avoid toxic ingredients in your personal care products.

'Dirty Dozen' cosmetic chemicals to avoid. Some of the ingredients in beauty products aren't that pretty.

'Dirty Dozen' cosmetic chemicals to avoid

U.S. researchers report that one in eight of the 82,000 ingredients used in personal care products are industrial chemicals, including carcinogens, pesticides, reproductive toxins, and hormone disruptors. Science & policy. Parabens are the most widely used preservative in cosmetics.

Science & policy

They are also used as fragrance ingredients, but consumers won't find that listed on the label. Fragrance recipes are considered trade secrets, so manufacturers are not required to disclose fragrance chemicals in the list of ingredients (see also Fragrance/Parfum). An estimated 75 to 90 per cent of cosmetics contain parabens (typically at very low levels). i Sign up for our newsletter Health and Environmental Hazards Parabens easily penetrate the skin. ii The European Commission on Endocrine Disruption has listed parabens as Category 1 priority substances, based on evidence that they interfere with hormone function. iii Parabens can mimic estrogen, the primary female sex hormone.

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7 Signs You're Fast Approaching a Breakdown at Work (and How to Slam on the Brakes) Mental burnout, coined in the 1970s to describe the psychological effects of relentless work stress, happens so subtly that you can easily confuse the symptoms for other negative forces, like a bad cold or a bad boss.

7 Signs You're Fast Approaching a Breakdown at Work (and How to Slam on the Brakes)

You’d think you’d know—or at least feel—the signs of burnout pretty quickly, right? Fitness. Healthy Diet. 11 Stereotypes About Genital Herpes You Probably Believe (And Why You Shouldn't)