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#ChemicalCallout: Mineral Oil and Petroleum Jelly

What is it?

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It’s easiest to think of these two substances as chemical cousins. Both are by-products of the refining process used to create gasoline and other petroleum products. If you want to get technical: petroleum jelly contains mineral oil, among other substances. Mineral oil consists mainly of saturated hydrocarbons (aka paraffins) and aromatic hydrocarbons.

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New Certified Skin Care for Aging Skin: Neal’s Yard Remedies Frankincense Intense™ Lift Cream

 
Frankincense Intense Lift Cream imageNontoxic but effective skin care to redefine your age? Yep, that’s right. Neal’s Yard Remedies has done it again—the company has created a totally clean age-well formula that aims to smooth fine lines and wrinkles with just the amazing power of botanicals. And it’s MADE SAFE® certified! (more…)

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