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Are you going on a diving vacation during the holidays? Remember to bring sunscreen that does not harm coral reefs, fishes and other sea-living organisms.

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A pure mineral powder is actually good for the skin. It has a calming and healing effect on the skin as well as offering sun protection. But some mineral powders, on the contrary, are irritating and cause inflammation and clogged pores. So how do you separate the good from the bad? Which substances should a mineral powder contain to not miss out on the positive effects and which substances should you be wary of?

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When does your hair need and acid rinse?

Finishing the hair care routine with an acid rinse makes the hair cleaner, softer and shinier. Why is that? How come it actually works?

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Phototoxic essential oils

Some essential oils, particularly many of the citrus oils, can cause severe burns if you use them in the sun. See the list of which essential oils to avoid in the sun and which essential citrus oils you can use without worry.

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Hur fungerar tensider

Water is not enough to wash away grease and dirt from your skin and hair. You need something that dissolves the grease. We all use some kind of soap, shower gel or shampoo to clean ourselves. But what do they contain that dissolves the grease and how does it work?

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Allt om solskydd

How do you best protect yourself against the sun? How much sun protection do you get from shade or light summer clothes? Should you use sunscreen products or could the sun creams in themselves be more harmful than the sun's UV-rays?

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What do sunscreens actually contain? We have taken a closer look at the most common brands and found everything from strong allergens to endocrine disruptors and genotoxic substances. Here we list which substances that you definitely should avoid in your sunscreen.

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Formaldehyd in skin-care products - increased risk for skin cancer?

The number of skin cancer cases has escalated since the 1970s. Is changed sunbathing habits really the whole truth? Or is it possible that formaldehyde in skin-care products could have contributed to the rise?

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SLS is the main cleaning agent and second-largest ingredient after water in most regular brands of personal cleaning products. It is also on every list of ingredients to avoid in skin care products. How dangerous is this surfactant? Should you believe all the claims about the damage it can cause or is it just internet rumors?

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Understand your skin and the natural moisturizing factor. Help the epidermis keep a watertight barrier against the environment to protect against harsh weather conditions.

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Aluminum and the breast cancer risk - Should we take the warnings seriously? Is there a connection or just an urban myth.

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Savon de Marseille

A natural soap is considerably milder and better for the skin than any industrially produced, but how do you know if a soap is natural? How to differentiate a good soap from the ones that dries out your skin?

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