We are surrounded by chemicals in our immediate environment. Be it toiletries, home cleaning products, insecticide, plastic containers, flame retardants on our furniture and furnishings, even in the upholstery in our homes, cars and offices, our cookware, and toys for our pets and children. The list goes on, it is everywhere. So where do we draw the line when it comes to health and safety for ourselves and our loved ones,…
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.
Organised by LOHAS Asia and Green Drinks Singapore, the Singapore Skincare Discussion is the first public, open discussion on the health and safety of household-name personal care and cosmetic products, as well as what all consumers need to know about skincare products.
Living in a warm and humid climate such as Singapore means that most people are likely to use deodorants and antiperspirants. But have you ever questioned what makes these products so “effective”?
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.