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Clean Body

by Sloan Barnett, author and green expert

Have you ever counted the number of cosmetics or skin-care products you use in a single day? Probably not. But someone else has: A recent survey of 2,300 people around the country conducted by the Environmental Working Group found that if you're like most Americans, you use an average of nine products, containing about 126 unique ingredients, every day. Every day!

Read more to see how you can protect yourself from the chemicals in your beauty products.

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Buy Green Goes With Everything: Simple Steps to a Healthier Life and a Cleaner Planet by Sloan Barnett. Published by Atria Books.

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