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Over the counter acne treatments

Active ingredients in ‘over the counter’ (OTC) acne treatments should be considered with care. Benzoyl peroxide is the most common and many acne treatment marketers claim it is a highly effective solution to severe acne problems. It is the key ingredient in one of the highest selling acne treatment products, which has plenty of celebrities claiming it changed their life! Read More…

Food colours and safe choices

Some food colours in the range 160-163 are generally considered safe and may even be beneficial for health (except 160b, 106c, 160d).

Not every food coloured in the range red, yellow, orange or violet need be avoided if these mostly plant-derived colours have been used. In particular, foods rich in betacarotene and Vitamin A will be naturally vibrant and have health promoting value.
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