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Mineral Oil and Skincare

Posted by Elise Muller on

Because numerous women have asked me to explain the harmful effects of Mineral oil in skincare products, I’ve compiled the following information (gleaned from numerous articles as well as my own opinions) to explain why I am adamantly opposed to the widespread use of this toxic ingredient.  I hope that you will find this information helpful, and that you will share it with anyone using commercially manufactured personal care products that contain Mineral oil (or other ingredients that you can’t pronounce nor understand). Mineral oil is a by-product of the distillation of gasoline from crude oil. (Yes, you are placing...

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