Chemophobia is usually over the top, but there is another side to it – sometimes substances truly are harmful, if the circumstances are right.
Oh no, not the E numbers | Day 271a
Chemophobia tends to really irritate me. Such as when people avoid products because of perfectly good ingredients which happen to be marked with a number.
Picture Wednesday: The chemicals in lipstick | Day 193
Andy Brunning makes beautiful infographics. Here is one about the chemicals in lipstick.
Vitamins in shampoo | Day 18
The area of natural lifestyle promotion tends to be chock-full of odd misconceptions about how things work. Take shampoo, for example. A basic, ‘commercial’ shampoo is basically a detergent intended to strip hair from excess oil accumulated on it.