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Is Singapore ready for the truth about the toxic beauty industry?

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In the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, active campaigns against toxic chemicals in skincare and household products have been running for several years. In a large beauty consumer market as Asia however, these campaigns are few and far between.

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Ways to naturally care for straight, wavy and curly hair

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Your hair type is the way it is because of your genes, lifestyle, diet, stress levels, and the climate, so how can we take better care of it?

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How safe is your nail polish?

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Many of us enjoy and even look forward to that manicure appointment. Adding a dash of style to our nails is always fun and exciting. However, it is important to note that it can come at a cost. The odour you are exposed to in nail salons is not only strong, but also rather toxic.

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What “organic”, “natural” and other claims really mean

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“Organic” and “natural” are among various labels available on the market, and are highly sought after as consumers presume an underlying promise of better results for all skin types. But as is commonplace with the personal care and cosmetics industry, these words are not well understood.

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Keeping your baby away from toxic products

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As a parent,  the wellbeing  of your baby would be one of your top priorities, picking out products that explicitly state how safe and gentle it is, trusting the manufacturers  to stick by their claims. But do you know that many of those products you have carefully handpicked because they promised “mild and gentle care for the baby” or to keep skin “soft and smooth” contain ingredients  that even we, as…