Queen of Clean Aggie MacKenzie rallies the nation to tick off their lockdown to-do lists.

 New research reveals that over two-thirds (68%) of Brits admit to putting off tedious household tasks until they can’t be ignored any longer Nearly half claim that the tasks they had set themselves at the beginning of the latest lockdown have yet to be tackled as they ‘can’t be seen’. Gas Safe Register (GSR) teamsContinue reading “Queen of Clean Aggie MacKenzie rallies the nation to tick off their lockdown to-do lists.”

Marie Guerlain – A – Z of Toxicity in our home – Coal Tar Dyes

These are complex chemicals created during the incomplete combustion of coal. They contain known carcinogens, such as toluene, benzene, naphthalene, anthracna and xylene that affect everybody from the elderly to babies. It is also a known skin irritant. Coal tar dyes are used in products to make darker shades. Found in: Dark hair dyes, shampoosContinue reading “Marie Guerlain – A – Z of Toxicity in our home – Coal Tar Dyes”

Marie Guerlain – A – Z of Toxicity in our home – BHAs

Butylated hydroxyanisole (not to be confused with the anti-ageing BHAs and AHAs) is used as a preservative and anti-oxidant in personal care products. BHT’s are a toluene-based product also used as preservatives. Banned for use in cosmetics in the EU as a known endocrine disrupter, it can be reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogenContinue reading “Marie Guerlain – A – Z of Toxicity in our home – BHAs”