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Fragrances...Synthetic vs Natural

Last week I walked into a lovely little shop that smelled great. Truly, it smelled heavenly. I wasn't there more than 15 minutes when I began to feel dizzy, light headed, needed to sneeze and had the beginnings of a headache that persisted for more than 2 days. Just being in the same room as one of the synthetic scents sent me into a downward spiral of allergies and that is why I’m writing this today.

Everyone likes walking into a room that smells good. But your nose won’t tell you that fresh smelling fragrance is really harming your health. Today’s modern fragrances are nothing like the essential essences distilled from plants and flowers. People are enamored with fragrance, and while our quest to have an environment that smells lovely continues, few know the dangers associated with synthetic fragrances. There are at least 4000 different chemical used by the fragrance industry today, and many haven’t been tested for safety. A single fragrance can contain between 200-600 separate chemical ingredients. Fragrance sensitivity in the workplace and at home is on the rise. It’s no wonder considering most synthetic fragrances are derived from petrochemicals which give off volatile organic compounds (vocs). These compounds are linked to a myriad of allergic reactions including; eye, nose and throat irritations, headaches, dizziness, nausea, rashes, damage the liver, kidneys and central nervous system. There have been links between synthetic fragrances and auto-immune diseases such as fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Not to mention it’s one of the leading causes of contact dermatitis when used in body products.

We use no synthetic fragrances in our products because we know how harmful they are for our family, our customers, and our planet. Now we've introduced a few products that will help to freshen our homes naturally. Essential Mists that not only smell great but have beneficial properties from the essential oils in them and are safe enough to use a body or linen spray, Carpet Freshener that is completely natural so we can have peace of mind when our children play on the floor, Wool Dryer Balls that keep the static and wrinkles down while not contaminating the fabric we place on our skin with chemicals. Let’s not persist in “freshening” our environment with chemically produced, synthetic fragrances. There are natural options that are so much better.

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New Year, New Products and Free Shipping!

We want you to know that, here at Ann Bee’s Naturals LLC, we view each and every one of you as a part of our extended family. Those of you that have come to see us at various events throughout the past years can attest to that.

We strive to give you the best that nature has to offer through our constant research, development and extensive testing. We are working diligently to bring you new and diverse products.

This past year we added Aromatherapy Inhalers, Aromatherapy Roll-On’s, Essential Mists, Magnesium Salt Soaks, and this year we intend to continue bringing you more new, natural products that will enhance your health and home environment.

So far in 2014 we’ve created 3 new soaps, shampoos and complexion soaps, (we have many others we're dreaming up and preparing to create), Carpet Essentials, Wool Dryer Balls, Vein Health Herbal Salve and we have many other new items that are currently in testing and haven’t been released yet.

We are also having weekly giveaways on our Facebook Page so be sure to "like" us there. Because we don't want to be in violation of the guidelines we can't require you share the giveway on your personal Facebook Page but we do ask that you tell your friends about us so our business will continue to grow.

You can check out our show schedule to see where you can visit us, as well as touch, see, and smell what’s new. And as a thank you we are also happy to offer Free Shipping on orders over $75.00 in the US.

 

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