I'm excited to welcome Brandy Buskow back to the podcast.
We’re digging into personal care products and the impact on fertility.
Brandy is part of my team at Fab Fertile. She is an integral part of our Couples Coaching program – which uses functional lab testing, diet and lifestyle changes to dramatically improve conception. If you are struggling with infertility…your body is desperately trying to tell you something…focusing on your health will either help you get pregnant naturally or if you do need to got to the fertility clinic it will improve your chances of success.
She is a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner and Certified Transformational Health Coach and EFT Practitioner. She loves supporting women so they can learn how functional medicine addresses the underlying cause of disease or illness.
Did you know the average women uses 12 products everyday as part of her beauty routine?
These 12 products contain more than 168 different chemical ingredients. The average man uses 6 products which include over 85 different chemical ingredients.
That's a lot of chemicals that we place on our skin...even before we leave the house.
There are over 82,000 chemicals used in makeup and personal care products!
1 in 8 of those 82,000 chemicals are industrial chemicals...that pose health hazards.
Studies have linked these chemicals to harming reproductive health for both men and women.
The last time congress passed a federal law in beauty industry was 1938. Which means it's time to take our health and our fertility into our own hands!
Do you know what you are placing on your skin everyday?
In this episode you'll learn:
1) Which chemicals to avoid and why. Plus why this matters for your fertility.
2) We discuss greenwashing and why "organic", "natural" "fragrance free", "eco-safe" are misleading. Plus how to check the safety of your current personal care products.
3) We discuss our favourite skincare and personal care products.
Resources mentioned in podcast:
Skin Deep Database (check the safety of your personal care products)
Juice Beauty (Sarah's favourite skin care)
Nature's Gate (great shampoo)
Jason (Sarah's favourite toothpaste)
Tom's of Main (Brandy's favourite toothpaste)
Dr. Mist (Sarah's favourite deodorant)
Green Beaver Castile Soap (Sarah's favourite body wash)
Dr Bronner's (Brandy's favourite soap)
Primarily Pure (Brandy's favourite deodorant)
Beauty Counter (Brandy's favourite for all things non toxic beauty - this is an affiliate link!)
Living Libations (skin care)
Moyaa Shea Butter (Sarah's favourite body lotion - it's fair trade too - the owner is one of my best friends for over 35 years!)
Cote (nail polish)
Jose Maran (Sarah's favourite foundation)
Hair Dye (options)
Lotus Wei (aromatherapy mists - I got the 6 on the go mists)
Stink (Netflix documentary that the chemical and cosmetics industry doesn't want you to see - so good)
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