It is generally believed that the skin acts as a protective barrier, yet it also acts as a transport system. When toxins are applied to the skin, they go straight to the blood and cannot be metabolised (neutralised) by the body. In spite of this knowledge, the ingredients in some of our most commonly used personal care products have not been changed. We may ask why, and I suspect the answer may partly be because they are cheap and easy to obtain.
Follow us and over the next few weeks we will take you through some of these potentially harmful ingredients.