Do you ever wonder why that perfume you got for Valentine's Day smells so good? Unfortunately, in conventionally made products, the word "fragrance" is often synonymous with synthetic chemicals and the latest report from Women's Voices for the Earth, confirms we have reason to be concerned about the way these chemicals impact our health. Secret Scents: How Hidden Fragrance Allergens Harm Public Health, finds that millions of people are affected by skin allergies caused by chemicals in fragrance. Read more here.
You can also Tell the Fragrance Industry to Stop Keeping Fragrance Ingredients a... and until legislation is in place that keeps consumers safe, look for products made with essential oils and full ingredient transparency.