The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) issued a final ruling, banning 24 active ingredients used in hand soap and over the counter antiseptics. The list includes triclosan. The investigation has been ongoing since 2015, and a final rule states the ingredients are not safe and effective for over-the-counter use. “Ensuring the safety and effectiveness of
Do you use hand sanitizer? Many moms carry small, portable bottles in their purses. It is often seen being removed from a carry-on bag on an airplane (pre and post flight), and at the entrance of most hospital rooms. We have been trained that hand sanitizers are good for our skin to fight harmful bacteria.
Did you know that your skin is your body’s largest organ? Protecting your skin is vital to your overall health. The stratum corneum is composed of 15-20 layers of flattened cells. As recently as the 1960’s, researchers believed that the stratum corneum was only a collection of dead, shedding cells without any function. As it