Chemicals that hang around

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If at times it seems like I harp on a polish being 5-free or 4-free or whatever, please know that I do it because I think it’s important to know what chemicals we put in, on, and around our bodies.

For a laugh, here’s a commercial from the company Method, which makes biodegradable cleaners.  WARNING:  This ad may offend.  Really, really may offend.  I happen to find it hilarious, yet creepy.  I read this ad was banned but I’m not sure about the veracity of that.

If the embed doesn’t work, the link is:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-k9K8V2-Itw

After watching this, surely I’m not the only one with the chant of “Loo-FAH, loo-FAH!” ringing in my head, am I?

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12 responses »

  1. This commercial was so hilarious I had to share it on Facebook! LOL!

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  2. OMG that’s is hysterical! Thanks for sharing.

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  3. I wonder sometimes how people come up with this stuff!

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  4. Hi Susan, good to know that you care for the chemicals in your nail polish and cosmetic. But to look for 5-free polish is not enough……I care for this problem now for some time, and the more I learn about it, the more I get worried about it.

    It began with my big love to indie-polish and it was just a question of time to make my own glitter polish. And then the “problems” started because I live in Europe and we have very strikt Cosmetic -Regulations. When I started, I ordered all the beautyfull glitters in some US-Online-shops and then my chemical advisor told me that I am not allowed to use them, as they contain toxic pigments.
    Many of the pigments are good for car-paint or industrial paints but not for cosmetic products. They may cause cancer or allergies……
    I think it is important to know about it, so you can look on the ingredients list and then decide to wear the neon polish a few times knowing about the risk, but never polish the nails of your kids with it.

    Maybe this is a theme for a next post in your blog??

    And a comment to the video.. I would be much more concernd about the shampoo the women uses as about the cleaner of the bathroom….

    Regards from France
    Andrea , another nailpolish addict (not yet 50 but not so far away….:-))

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  5. OK, that commercial was hilarious and every time I use the “loofa” from now on I will be chanting, “looFAH, looFAH” in my head. Thanks a pantload, Susan! 😉

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  6. That was funny. At first I thought they were kind of cute, then they turned kind of creepy, as you pointed out. I always enjoy your choice of videos.

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  7. It’s truly funny !! I wonder who finds it offensive ???!

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  8. I love Method. I’ve had their pink grapefruit hand soap in my bathroom forever. I love that they promote refill rather than throw out.

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