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Offgassing: Mixing bleach and ammonia is extremely dangerous and not recommended as it produces toxic gasses. Don't do it. http://chemistry.about.com/od/toxicchemicals/a/mixing-bleach-and-ammonia.htm. ...Read more
Avoid: I would avoid these chemicals esp when pregnant. ...Read more
Can I use homemade natural moisturisers consisting of only oils and aloe vera, daytime, replacing it with creams with chemicals available in market?
Sure you can: But they will be less effective. They will not be safer or cheaper. ...Read more
Do Topical products such as makeup, lotions, and perfumes used in limited quantities represent a developmental risk to a fetus? I'm 33w5d and scared.
I work in a "farm" industry. Is it safe to work with fertilizers (ammonium sulfate, Zn, Mn, etc) or with herbicides and pesticides while pregnant?
Yes with caution: It is very important to wear protective clothing. Should not let anything absorb through your skin especially on hands. And if you are spraying anything make sure you wear protective devices for your face and avoid spraying in tight indoor spaces where you might breath in chemicals. ...Read more
Can using dryer sheets for laundry harm baby (32 weeks pregnant)? Just read that they contain toxic chemicals and we use them for all of our laundry.
Not a significant Pb: The minimal exposure one has to these products makes any problem very unlikely.Of the chemicals listed as toxic, ethanol, has most likely evaporated before use, & the fragrances that have some toxicity are similar to those in other areas of your life.Work site, home, public gatherings. You can reduce the issue if you use anti static balls, or vinegar soaked pads. ...Read more
Possibly: Wrong combination can generate chlorine gas, which can damage eyes, nose, throat, lungs, even cause death. Depending on ingredients, inhalation might cause seizures. Use such products in well-ventilated area; follow use directions; don't mix products together. ...Read more
Is it safe to use to 100% natural products? (like products which claim to have coconut & other plant-derived ingredients instead of synthetic ones)
Natural products: can lower the probability of illness but are no guarantee against health problems. Please think holistically. Look at your lifestyle. Do you exercise, get enough rest, etc. All of this helps. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Apart from sunblock and cleanser, I do not use any other skincare products. Will not using extra skincare products cause me to age faster?
As you advance in: years, adding anti aging products (like antioxidants, and retinoid acid ) can help delay the signs of aging. Lightening agents can soften signs of sun damage. I suggest you see your dermatologist if you like aging gracefully while looking as good as possible ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi...can using hair products containing fruit extracts as well as the alochols used in hair products cause a false positive for etg alcohol tests?
Unless U drink UR: shampoo, you should not test positive for an alcohol test. That's when you're drinking alcoholic beverages, not using shampoo. So you are safe! Fruit extracts also don't cause a positive alcohol blood test too. Thank goodness! Or we'd have a huge public health crisis on our hands with personal care products. Safe to continue using your fruit extract shampoos. ...Read more
Depends on what: you mean by works. Some people only consider themselves clean if there skin glows and they are squeaky. However, this likely means that skin has been stripped of oils. You might still be clean (removal of debris and germs) with other soaps. For adhering gunk, sometimes abrasive soaps such as LAVA may be needed to remove it. ...Read more
Any ways 2 greatly reduce oil production on face? I have terrible combo skin; using harsh products only makes it worse; gentle products don't work
Skin: Depends on the products you are using. Need more Info ...Read more
Can beauty products cause cancer of the breast variety? Like using make-up, creams, and moisturizers for years?
Can I use products containing various types of alcohol externally (face wash, shampoo, etc.) if not containing ethanol? Would Etg/ets test negative?
Not necessarily: Depending on the cut off level of the ETG test, use of alcohol hand sanitizers can produce a positive result. If you need to have a clean ETG test, stay away from alcohol in any form, skin products, mouth washes, cough syrups etc. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
Questionable: While you may be philisophically inclined to favor natural products, there is minimal scientific evidence that organic cosmetics are better. Some of the most toxic compounds known are organic, naturally occuring plant-derived substances. On the other hand, some of the most exciting new products for skin care are botanical antioxidants such as resveratrol. ...Read more
My dd is allergic to sesame seeds among other seeds and all nuts. Do we need to avoid Vitamin E and tocopheryl acetate in lotions and diaper wipes?
Do the cosmetics and skin care products produced from dead sea really work and that much different from others?
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