How Safe are Your Cosmetics?

Posted on August 19, 2013 by Shelissa Kearney | 0 Comments

Safe Cosmetics Everyday 

     As we wrap up our summer travel plans and prepare for the fall (and eeek! winter) months, a time when women wear cosmetics than any other time of the year, now is the time to peek in your make-up bag or bathroom drawer for a safe cosmetic round-up.  Names like parabens, phthalates, nano particles, petrochemicals, GMO's, and synthetic fragrances might sound like they came from the show "The Big Bang Theory" but they can be found in your cosmetics, products you use everyday on your face, neck. lips, eyes, and body. 

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Honey & Beeswax

     When the founder of Shelissa Organics was a child, her fondest memories are of spending time on her family's farm on the Chesapeake Bay learning how to harvest honey from the hives with her grandfather. It harkens back to the days when children ran through fields until sunset, running into the house with handfuls of wildflowers, rare stones collected in their pockets, and dirt on their hands. To this day, she drizzles honey on her breakfast or in her tea everyday. 
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Honey and beeswax have long been documented for healing sore throats and for boosting the immune system. Seasonal allergy suffers are wise to eat local honey to reduce allergies and a teaspoon in a cup of warm milk can calm a cough. For centuries, honey has been used as an exfoliant for the body and gentle enough to use on the face and scalp. For 19 years Shelissa Organics® has crafted extraordinary products with ethically and sustainably harvested beeswax and locally found ingredients. Our time-honored process and unique formulas produce goods without parabens, petroleum, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfate, or non-GMO ingredients.