Announcing Our Summer Book Club Selection: Toxin Toxout

Ready for some fascinating summer reading? Grab a copy of Toxin Toxout: Getting Harmful Chemicals Out of Our Bodies and Our World and toss it into your beach bag. Share the book with your family, friends, and those in your Beautycounter business, and consider hosting a Toxin Toxout book club social this August or September. Beautycounter will host a video webinar with author Rick Smith in mid-August. You can join us live (and ask him your questions!) or use the recording at your own book club social later on. Webinar date will be announced by mid-July, so stay tuned!

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TOXIN TOXOUT – A BOOK ON GETTING HARMFUL CHEMICALS OUT OF OUR BODIES AND OUR WORLD

Bruce Lourie and Rick Smith, authors of Slow Death by Rubber Duck: How the Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Life Affects Our Health, know a thing or two about harmful chemicals in our bodies. Not only that, but they are often asked the question: “How do I get this stuff out of me?” They explored the answer in their new book, Toxin Toxout, and found that while it is not always as simple as we’d like, there are solutions to this toxic mess we’re in.

In Toxin Toxout, the authors use real-life experiments (including exposure to toxic cosmetics ingredients) to illustrate how easily our bodies absorb chemicals. With a nice dose of humor, the authors give us the good news about what is in our control, the steps we can take to help our bodies remove our toxic burden, and what we can do to avoid it in the first place. Lourie and Smith investigate the truth behind sustainable cosmetics, organic foods, which detox methods actually work, how we dispose of waste (where do those chemicals go?), and the ins and outs of a greener, safer economy.