January 2012

Cosmetic Ingredient Found in Breast Tissue of 99 percent of Breast Cancer Patients

Breast cancer has impacted the lives of many women worldwide. There are few people who have not either had this cancer themselves, or had a close family member or friend who has been affected by this type of cancer. It has long been suspected that a common preservative that is contained in many cosmetic products has been a contributor to the development of breast cancer in women. A recent study actually showed that 99 percent of breast tissue samples of women that had to have a mastectomy procedure because of breast cancer contain this chemical. An astounding 60 percent of these breast tissue samples contained at least five varieties of this specific chemical. What is this common cosmetic ingredient that has been found directly in breast tumor and the other breast tissue of women who have had breast cancer?

Madonna's Material Girl Makeup Line

Madonna has long been known as a fashion and style pioneer, doing things her own way. From her rebel look in the 1980s videos such as “Like a Virgin” and “Lucky Star” to her sophisticated looks in her “Ray of Light” music videos. Madonna was even recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2000 for having the most costume changes. Her makeup looks are also legendary. 

Look Your Best for the New Year: New Year's Resolutions You Can Keep

With a brand new year upon us, everyone is making resolutions to improve themselves. They vow to lose weight, make more money and improve their health. These resolutions all take months, if not years to achieve. One resolution that can be achieved quickly and easily is to vow to start using the proper cosmetics to help look your best. Here are some tips to help you to create a New Year’s resolution that you can experience quick results from and help you to look your best: