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Collagen supplement helps strengthen nails

In a small trial women found that a daily supplement of collagen peptides could help strengthen nails and significantly reduce the level of breakage.

22 August, 2017

Chemicals in hair dyes, straighteners raise breast cancer risk

More evidence of a link between use of certain hair products, such as dyes and relaxers, and a raised risk of breast cancer in women has been uncovered by US researchers.

31 July, 2017

Nail polish contains toxic secret

New tests shows that nail polishes contain hormone disrupting chemicals that can leech quickly and easily into the body.

20 October, 2015
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Microbeads in cosmetics – a bigger problem than we thought

A new analysis of conventional facial scrubs has shown that a 150ml product can contain millions of ocean-polluting microbeads.

26 August, 2015
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Could parabens harm your unborn baby?

New evidence shows that parabens – widely used preservatives found in personal care products – can cross the human placenta.

28 May, 2015
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Fruit & veg gives skin a sun-kissed glow

Forget sun beds, sunbathing and fake tanning lotions, say UK researchers; the secret to a sexy, healthy glow lies in eating your five-a-day

31 August, 2014
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Got an itch? Those ‘handy’ wipes could be to blame

Renown US dermatologist says its time we stopped using wipes preserved with the toxic preservative methylisothiazolinone (MIT)

5 March, 2014
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Coming to a cosmetic near you – risky GMO ingredients

Well known cosmetic companies are investing in synthetic GMO technology to create novel ingredients

11 February, 2014
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Marine fatty acids – a natural acne treatment

Applying fatty acids derived from seaweeds and fish to the skin may help boost the skin’s defences against acne

10 December, 2013
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Sleep deprivation ages skin on multiple levels

How well you sleep can have a measurable impact on the health of your skin and the visible signs of ageing, according to new data.

1 August, 2013