Busy Judging!

Just a quick sorry if I have been a bit quiet on the blog front the last few weeks. I have been judging both the Winners and Innovations categories of the FreeFromFood Awards and the   FreeFrom SkinCare Awards. Been lots of fun and, particularly with the skincare entries, lots of peering at very long Latin …

Hidden Parabens

Crafty toiletry manufacturers getting wise to those of us avoiding their toxic products are hiding parabens etc by using names on labels we don't recognise!  An example is 'Phenonip' - see this note someone sent me recently: "I recently bought a face cream called Elegance Natural Skin Care, anti-wrinkle cream. It seemed to have all natural ingredients - but I …

Skin Support Plan

Just to let you know my latest article as the agony aunt for Skinsmatter.com has just come out. Read The Skin Support Plan if you want to slow skin ageing or dampen down any skin problems. Don't forget too to look at my top picks for non-toxic toiletries on the clinic site.