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  1. What are BPA's?
    05
    Aug

    What are BPA's?

    BPA, which stands for Bisphenol A, is produced by a condensation reaction between phenol and propanone (acetone). It is a synthetic compound used in the manufacturing of plastics. BPA-based plastic is clear and tough, and is made into a variety of common consumer goods, such as water bottles, CDs, DVDs, and plastic packaging.

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  2. What Are Parabens?
    24
    Jul

    What Are Parabens?

    One of my favorite holidays of the year is Halloween. My friends and I are planning on going all-out this year, and have already begun putting together our costumes (even though it is only the middle of summer). We love to rock and roll all night, and party everyday, so we decided to dress up as the legendary rock group, KISS! Now, I already have plenty of wigs, spandex and studded black leather, but what I don’t have is makeup . . .

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  3. What Are Sulphates?
    22
    Jul

    What Are Sulphates?

    The other day, I was taking one of my relaxing four hour semi-annual baths. Now, as you might imagine, taking a bath for that long can get somewhat dull after an hour . . . or three. Indeed, I was feeling a bit bored, so I grabbed one of my many shampoo bottles with my pruny hands, and began reading the back label.
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  4. What is Sustainability?
    13
    Jul

    What is Sustainability?

    Sustainability may be a concept that sounds simple enough to define on the surface, but as you delve into its meaning, there are more layers than a 7 Layer Dip
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  5. What is a GMO?
    11
    Jun

    What is a GMO?

    “The World Health Organization defines genetically modified organisms (GMOs) as ‘organisms in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally’”. (GMO Myths and Truths: edition 2)

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  6. What does Organic mean?
    05
    Jun

    What does Organic mean?

    “Organic” by itself simply means “of, relating to, or arising in bodily organ” or “affecting the structure of the organism”1, however, when most of us see/ hear the word we may think food, healthier ecosystem, less or no chemicals, expensive, etc.

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