Over the course of each day, the average American woman applies to her skin 12 beauty and skincare products that contain roughly 168 unique ingredients (1). Some of these ingredients are harmless, or even beneficial. However, many are chemical compounds that, when used daily, add up to significant toxic exposure over time.
Calling all sun-worshippers! July is high-season for catching some rays, working on that golden tan, and playing hard while the sun smiles down upon us. July is also UV Safety Awareness Month. Talk about throwing a damper on the fun…. but you can have your fun in the sun and be safe too!