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15 Jun. 2011 Posted by Hannah Mich in parabens, phthlates, dyes, fragrance-free

In Contact With Chemicals: Our skin is a gate not a wall

body products, shampoo, lotions, cosmetics, perfumes

While researching for this topic, I came across some interesting online articles and blog posts that made me decide to give a small human biology lesson first. I found that many people were unsure whether the human skin is permeable or not, and therefore questioned whether we could in fact absorb chemicals used in our clothes, cosmetics and other beauty supplies through our skin.