Prescription for Beauty

In search of the best organic beauty products, a pharmacist creates her own

London-based pharmacist Margo Marrone believes people should be as concerned with what they put on their skin as with what they put in their mouth. Although she has been a longtime consumer of organic food and homeopathic remedies, Marrone, 41, admits that until several years ago she hadn't given much thought to the shampoo and skin-care products she used daily. But after reading about a possible link between cancer and some cosmetic preservatives, Marrone began hunting for organic solutions. Surprised to find that even hair conditioners carried by the local natural-foods store contained the same preservatives she was trying to avoid,...

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