10 Best Non-Toxic Nail Polish Brands for a Healthy Mani BY PAIGE STABLES

KSENIYA OVCHINNIKOVAGETTY IMAGES Traditional nail polish has acquired a bad rap, largely due to chemical ingredients and a harsh odor. Besides irritating your senses with a poignant scent, "nail polishes contain solvents and some ingredients that can potentially cause health issues and irritation if inhaled in large quantities," says Sabina Wizemann, a senior chemist in the Health, Beauty … Continue reading 10 Best Non-Toxic Nail Polish Brands for a Healthy Mani BY PAIGE STABLES

Witches & Poisonous Herbs: A History of Bella Donna, Fly Agaric & More

History tell us witches and poisons go together like peas and carrots. Our few written accounts of the Witch Trials in the Dark Ages and Early Modern Period give us a glimpse into the lives of people accused of diabolical magic. Often this included the use of potions, brews and things that would poison people … Continue reading Witches & Poisonous Herbs: A History of Bella Donna, Fly Agaric & More

Dangers of black henna

If you see a shop or stall offering to paint black tattoos onto your skin, don't be tempted to get one. It could leave you scarred for life and put you at risk of a life-threatening allergic reaction. Often called "black henna" or "neutral henna" tattoos, these patterns painted onto your skin are readily available abroad. … Continue reading Dangers of black henna