Month: April 2010

Detergents in Everything

When I said detergents are in everything these days, I guess I didn’t know the half of it. The Whole Foods web site lists “ingredients that are commonly found as inactive ingredients, or excipients, in dietary supplements.”  Sodium lauryl sulfate is listed as an “emulsifier; also used to aid in the making of tablets.”  It’s …

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Update on Sunscreens

With summer approaching, it’s time to take another look at sunscreens. The products list on is notably short on sunscreens.  We had good luck with Mustela’s Moderate Sun Protection Stick (SPF 20), but a company spokesperson told me last week that the product has been long discontinued and they have no remaining stock. That’s …

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