Skin is the body’s largest organ. We don’t yet know how quickly chemicals end up in the bloodstream, or what percentage end up in the bloodstream, but we do know that many pharmaceuticals are effectively delivered trans-dermally via patches and creams. In the same way, chemicals in personal care products are also absorbed through your skin.
Some conventional brands use synthetic ingredients and chemicals in their tampons that could be harmful to our body and to our health! We’re talking about harsh ingredients that not only touch a woman’s skin but also may remain on or in her body long after use!
Did you know October 19th marks National Period Day in the United States? A movement to raise awareness and educate others about period poverty and the massive impact it has on women all over the world.