A very savvy businesswoman behind the philosophy brand had a different take on the whole hope idea and cleverly put her hope in a jar. Several years back when retail was my therapy of choice the whole philosophy brand cutesy shtick appealed to my imagination and I took the bait. My review of the product's long term efficacy can be summed up in a word, "meh".
But it's too hot and still to be out in the garden this afternoon so let's look into hope in a jar using Skin Deep's database. Here's goes...
BioTech Research Laboratories | philosophy hope in a jar
therapeutic moisturizer for dry sensitive skin
|Product Type||facial moisturizer / treatment|
|Made by||philosophy by BioTech Research Laboratories|
|Data last updated||August 2007|
|how to read the score|
|Health concerns of ingredients|
|About the ratings|
|Developmental & reproductive toxicity|
|Allergies & immunotoxicity|
Other HIGH concerns: Endocrine disruption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Contamination concerns, Occupational hazards, Biochemical or cellular level changes
|Other MODERATE concerns: Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|Other LOW concerns: Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Enhanced skin absorption|
...So now you know.
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