We usually apply lotions, creams, hand sanitizers, etc. to our skin without considering the ingredients. I did that for decades! Then, with the "information highway" at my fingertips, and article bylines streaming across the screen, I read about the chemicals that actually penetrate the skin and end up in the bloodstream! So . . . I am on a continuing quest to find recipes with clean ingredients. Here is a link where you can read about THE DIRTY DOZEN chemicals to avoid in skincare products. BLECHCH!