In Our Toxic Lives Ignorance Truly Is Bliss


We live in a toxic world and the more I learn about this is the more I feel I don’t want to know.  In our toxic lives ignorance truly is bliss. Yet at the same time, I cannot help but dig deeper and deeper. We harm not only ourselves but our planet and leave behind a trail of blind carelessness never thinking about what is to come. I feel ashamed that I’ve been and continue to play a part in it.

Whenever I speak to people about the harm we are doing to our own bodies and the environment the responses are usually very blasé. Continue reading “In Our Toxic Lives Ignorance Truly Is Bliss”

My Hair Products Are Poisoning Me

Warming for Toxic Chemicals in Hair Products

For an assignment, I was tasked with evaluating the ingredients in some of the products I use regularly. The winning category of products I chose is haircare. My hair is not an easy thing to manage; think giant ball of frizz. It takes a lot of different products to tame the roaring ball of frizz that is my hair.  Now I always look for hair products that are sulfate free, paraben free and phosphate free because I know these substances damage hair and can have harmful effects on health, but in doing the assignment I quickly learned that isn’t enough.  In short, my hair products might be poisoning me.  Continue reading “My Hair Products Are Poisoning Me”