Talking Scents: What’s in a Perfume?
Look on a perfume label and often you’ll see ‘fragrance’ listed as an ingredient. Fragrance is not a single ingredient. It is a trojan horse of over 3000 undisclosed toxic ingredients and chemicals which can negatively impact your health. So, let’s take a look at some clean alternatives instead.
Plant Terra, 2023 https://www.plant-terra.com/post/talking-non-toxic-scents
Too many smelly scented candles? Here’s how scents impact the air quality in your home
While candles, diffusers and air fresheners are designed to give off fragrant smells, research shows they can emit chemicals that are far less pleasing.
The Guardian, January 09 2023 https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2023/jan/09/too-many-smelly-candles-heres-how-scents-impact-the-air-quality-in-your-home
Poison in bottle: Is your perfume killing you?
Perfumes contain anywhere from 50 to 300 chemicals. But to keep their ‘secret’ intact, they are not required to mention them on the label.
OneIndia, January 21 2023 https://www.oneindia.com/feature/poison-in-bottle-is-your-perfume-killing-you-3516403.html
Is your perfume making you ill?
Scientists find growing evidence that chemicals in scents and cleaning sprays are causing cancer, headaches and harming unborn babies
Daily Mail, February 21 2018 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5424415/Scientists-evidence-perfume-making-people-ill.html
If you can smell your air freshener, you might have a problem
Air fresheners mask unpleasant odours with vibrant scents, but they come with foul risks for human health.
Stuff, March 04 2023 https://www.stuff.co.nz/about-stuff/94800421/contact-details-for-stuffs-newsrooms-and-editors