Marie Guerlain – Triclosan

Triclosan and triclocarban are chlorinated aromatic compounds highly soluble in water. They are registered as a pesticide with the Environmental Protection Agency since 1969, and used in personal care products and detergents, to name a few, as a means to slow down or stop the growth of bacteria, fungi and mildew. Research proves that thisContinue reading “Marie Guerlain – Triclosan”

Marie Guerlain – A – Z of Toxicity in our home – Phthalates

Pronounced ‘thalates’, they are salts or esters of phthalic acid. Phthalates are used in a variety of personal care products as fragrances – to make them linger. They are also used as a lubricant in cosmetics. Commonly found in plastic food and drink containers they are also present in our food and water (from pesticidesContinue reading “Marie Guerlain – A – Z of Toxicity in our home – Phthalates”