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Natural Perfume Vs. Synthetic: What Will You Choose?

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Natural Perfume Vs. Synthetic: What Will You Choose?

by Rachel Holm (founder of Hanako Therapies) With so many gorgeous aromas derived from nature and essential oils, why do mass market perfume manufacturers continue to opt for chemically-laden formulas that are doing more harm than good? Let’s break it down.   SYNETHIC VS. NATURAL PERFUME   Although many synthetic perfumes do carry staying power, they pose a potential health risk to our skin, senses and microcirculation. Not only are many made with phthalates, which contribute to hormone disruption but even worse, some are carcinogenic. Despite this, many companies withhold certain ingredients under the umbrella of ‘fragrance’ that allow them...

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