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The use of preservatives in natural cosmetics

This is an interesting subject. It certainly pays off to have a base of knowledge about preservatives, to always choose a better-quality product and be sure of the effects it will have on your health. These days, a lot of brands advertise as “preservative free”. Personally, I recommend a careful assessment before believing such claims, unless it is in fact a wax or oil based product (in which case preservatives truly are unnecessary; microorganisms are unlikely to thrive in such). Proceed with caution when faced with empty marketing promises or plain false advertising: often, the...

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