Public Service Message for the ladies: There's tons of chemicals in the products you use... down there. Some of the most absorptive and sensitive tissue on women's bodies exists is the loved v-j region, but many companies don't disclose what they're putting in products made for that area. A recent report even said that chemicals in feminine care products can increase the risk of breast cancer, reproductive problems, asthma and allergic reactions with cancer-causing chemicals and hormone disruptors. Scary, right? These risks are enough of a reason to make the switch to organic tampons & pads.
Burt's Bees just found their #1 Lip Balm Fan right here in Philadelphia - and we're giving 10 of our lucky readers a free lip balm to celebrate! It's easy to love this brand's story. Burt's Bees started in the 1991 by a beekeeper (Burt Shavitz) and Roxanne Quimby with the classic Beeswax Lip Balm 'recipe' originating from a farmer's almanac. Worried about hidden chemicals? (Find out more about Burt's Bees and how to enter to win a FREE lip balm, after the jump!)
Arcadia has long been the idea of earthly paradise & wilderness, captured by artists. The Philadelphia Art Museum currently has their own Visions of Arcadia: Gauguin, Cézanne, Matisse exhibition running now through September 3. Three of these mural-sized paintings capture the theme of a mystical place of contentment and harmony, setting the tone of foundations of modern art. This exhibit is exclusive to Philadelphia and includes masterpieces by Picasso, Gleizes, and Signac. Want to experience this for yourself? (Find out how to win a pair of VIP tickets after the jump!)