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Is Talc a Dangerous Cosmetic Ingredient to Avoid?

Are there ingredients in your skin care, hair care and makeup products that are cancer causing? Take a look at one of your beautiful eye shadow palettes or maybe your face powder or powder blush. Go ahead take a look. Do you see talc?  Most likely, it's listed right near the beginning of the ingredient list which means there is a significant amount in the product.  Remember the Johnson and Johnson talcum powder lawsuits and that it was then recommended that women should stop using body powder's containing talc because women were getting ovarian cancer linked to talc?  We switched to cornstarch powder years ago at the salon when we do bikini waxing and body waxing for the safety of our clients. What is Talc? Talc is a clay mineral composed mainly of magnesium, silicon and oxygen that is mined from the earth.  Sound safe right?  It absorbs moisture and oil, has a soft silky feel, makes makeup products opaque and has anti caking properties.   So how can talc cause cancer?

Remove product build up from your hair with vinegar shampoo: Maple Holistics Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo

I've been having a lots of trouble with my hair being terribly frizzy. It's always had a bit of frizziness but has been worse than ever since I started using a product that was supposed to calm the frizz. The product is Framesi Color Lover Progressively Smooth.   This product is designed to penetrate the hair and transform it from the inside out. They say the more you use the product, the smoother the hair becomes. Not the case for me. The more I used it, the more unruly my hair became!!! It's quite frustrating and disappointing. I wanted to love this product. Maybe it will work better for you if you want to try it. Some people love it.  I needed something to remove the product build up from my hair, calm the frizz and get it back to normal asap! I needed a good clarifying shampoo. A clarifying shampoo is a shampoo that is designed to remove excess oil and products that have coated and accumulated in the hair. Maple Holistics Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo was just what m