As a nutritionist, I encourage people to eat healthy, exercise regularly, and adopt lifestyle habits to promote a healthier you.  We also need to consider toxins entering our bodies from the products we use in our homes and on our bodies.  I recently learned that a major Federal Law has not been passed to regulate personal care products since 1938 and since then thousands of chemicals have been introduced for use.  There is very little safety data available on these chemicals but there is evidence to suggest that these chemicals are detrimental to our health and can be contributing factors for conditions such as cancer, autoimmune disease, fertility issues, obesity, and developmental disabilities.

I learned about a skincare and cosmetics company called Beautycounter that was founded on the same values and concerns that I have with chemicals in our products.  Beautycounter has identified more than 1500 harmful chemicals that are used in our skincare and cosmetic products that they promise never to use in their products. This company has the strictest safety standards in the industry and has set very high performance standards for their products.  These are products you can feel good about using for yourself and your family. 

Several of the Beautycounter products I love include Body Wash, Body Butter, and Body Oil in Citrus Rosemary.  I encourage you to consider the toxins that you are exposing yourself to daily and research these products on the Environmental Working Group website.  Please visit Beautycounter to learn more about the wonderful skincare products and gorgeous cosmetics they offer.