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Diane Kleiman says ...
I have always been a makeup and skincare junkie as well as a self proclaimed fashionista. I peruse many of the beauty magazines and blogs to always be up to date on what's on the market and I seem to be on a never ending quest to find my own fountain of youth. Although I feel like I'm right out of college, the fact is I'm approaching 50. I've learned that many make ups can sometimes be very damaging to the skin in the long term. I have heard many stories of the wonders of mineral makeup and this video was quite informative. Especially in these days of financial hardship, it's difficult to continually spend vast sums of money just to try a product once and never use it again. I'd love to win this giveaway because it would give me the opportunity to finally try products that not only look fabulous, but also prove beneficial to my skin. If I want to be fabulous forever, then I must start taking a more gentle approach to my skincare needs. Winning this giveaway would be a wonderful start.
05/30/2009 1:51:34 PM CDT
Derek says ...
I'm glad that some awareness is being raised about some of the serious dangers of poor-quality makeup. People have become too complacent about their chemical intake. Skin care is important for everybody. My mother is actually very sensitive to the artificial fragrances here described. Great Podcast, I look forward to hearing more!
05/30/2009 2:29:51 PM CDT
DENISE says ...
Thank you www.mommymandy.com for leading me to the podcast. Thank you for the information on natural ingredients in makeup. I feel confident that the products are safer for my skin and body. Excellent information!
05/30/2009 3:05:40 PM CDT
getpalmd says ...
Sort of things we wouldn't necessary want to know, but then again, glad to find out :-) Then you can change to better.
05/30/2009 6:03:57 PM CDT
Ann says ...
I've never really thought about cosmetics being harmful until recently. It's actually scaring me a little bit.
05/30/2009 8:18:59 PM CDT
Lily Kwan says ...
Thanks for an informative podcast!
05/31/2009 12:00:06 AM CDT
Shawna says ...
I enjoyed listening to the podcast. I have very sensitive skin - I was even allergic to the saline solution when I was tested for other allergies. I've been trying to change my old ways and buy skin care products without fragrance or products that will irritate my skin. I know it's more expensive to buy organic or natural products, but in the long run the benefits outweigh the initial costs. Thanks for podcasts like these.
05/31/2009 10:26:16 AM CDT
Kaew's Beauty and Health Blog says ...
Loved the post & the entire blog. Good job, I'll be back to read a lot more often !
06/24/2009 8:27:03 PM CDT
Emma says ...
Thanks for all this information! I have been trying to make my beauty products more "green" for awhile...now I understand better how to go about it. No synthetic fragrances for me!
07/16/2009 10:21:39 AM CDT
book lover and naturalist says ...
hey so i was wondering if you guys had natural nail polish at your store i have been to one of your stores and you have but i was wondering if it was also available in Canada ( nail polish brand No Miss Nail Polish or No Miss Nails thankks very helpful site
08/03/2009 5:42:51 PM CDT
hsiaw says ...
@book lover and naturalist - Whole Body product selection varies between stores. Our stores that have a wide cosmetics selection, like our flagship in Austin, TX have an extensive array of natural nail care products - including polish and remover. Please check with your local store about their selection. http://wholefoodsmarket.com/stores Thanks!
08/10/2009 9:52:03 AM CDT
julie case says ...
natural cosmetics are the way to go and we love going to whole food exploring skincare products
08/10/2009 10:43:15 AM CDT
Marci says ...
Thanks for highlighting the importance of avoiding chemical toxins in health & beauty products.
08/13/2009 12:24:54 PM CDT
Jene says ...
As far as sunscreen goes, the EWG has a list of the safest and most effective sunsreen. They also rate many other personal care products leel of safety. Very enlightening, and worth checking out.
08/20/2009 8:50:30 PM CDT
allis says ...
i dont like chemcals in my makeup. i just wont buy them.if women knew whats in their makeup they would not buy them.
10/23/2009 12:39:32 PM CDT
Cynthia says ...
Not true about Nature's Gate. A lot of their cosmetics have carcenogens in them, even though they claim to be organic, it does not necessarily mean that they are completely safe. Check out this link: http://www.cosmeticsdatabase.com/wordsearch_free.php?hq=nature%27s+gate&go=go If you are unable to open the link, just go to CosmeticsDataBase and type in the product you are looking for, and it will explain which ingredients are a problem. I am surprised to find out that there are a lot of products with the word "organic" on it, which are unsafe. We need to do our homework to protect ourselves.
10/23/2009 3:16:05 PM CDT
sharon castelli says ...
safe sunscreen: dr. mercola makes one as does badger, sold at whole foods. origins is not the best pick. check out skindeep.org to see their database of safe cosmetics and personal care. even if they dont list your brand, you can look up any ingredients you find on your label. they are a wonderful group to support, have even studied which cell phones have the highest radiation.
12/23/2009 7:31:23 AM CST
Carol says ...
I just purchased the Mineral Fusion Hair products and absolutley love them. BUT the bottle needs changed, in particular the conditioner. It is too thick and tough to squeeze!!! It takes two hands to squeeze out the product and that is just not reasonable im the shower. I have no hand problems or strength problems, the bottle just is too much. The conditoiner though is awesome when you get it out :)
03/03/2010 5:13:17 AM CST
Linda says ...
Do you carry Light Mountain hair color, or know where it can be purchased locally. This is supposed to be hyperallergic, free of PPD, ammonia & Peroxide.
03/03/2010 3:50:06 PM CST
Oregon Mama says ...
Check out The Environmental Working Group's website, www.ewg.org, for info on many, if not most, body products. EWG is an independent group that evaluates products and rates them on ingredient toxicity. You can search by brand, product, etc. Also lists the "dirty dozen" on produce for pesticide residues, the "clean 13" for produce, cell phone radiation, and more. Sign up for their newsletter. And no, I don't work for them! Just a great resource. I'm surprised no one else mentioned this website yet!
03/07/2010 4:52:05 PM CST
Oregon Mama says ...
Oh, btw, www.skindeep.org IS THE SAME as Environmental Working Group. Sorry, someone did post this, I just didn't scroll down to read the 100s of comments. :-) As for sunscreen, AVOID Oxybenzone >3%. See EWG website for info.
03/07/2010 4:53:42 PM CST
Oregon Mama says ...
One more thing: I would REALLY value WFM's commitment to scientifically based guidelines for personal care products by adhering to the EWG website recommendations. Even WFM brand shampoo didn't rate well recently (so it was reformulated). I don't even want any of the Shoppers Guide to Safe Cosmetics ingredients in ANYTHING you sell at WFM. Thanks!
03/07/2010 5:45:35 PM CST
vaughnm says ...
Our product selection varies from store to store. Please check in w/ your local store directly. Thanks! http://bit.ly/allstore
03/31/2010 11:16:06 AM CDT
Wendy says ...
I am also wondering about chemical free hair color. Do you carry any brands? I have heard (like Linda) that Light mountain is a good brand. Any ideas for us?
04/26/2010 1:49:49 PM CDT
Koko says ...
Looking forward to Whole Foods new line of cosmetics!
07/07/2010 11:49:05 AM CDT

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