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Product Review: ItWorks Wrap

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I thought by now the ItWorks brand would have been exposed for the green-washing-company-that-takes-advantage-of-women's-lack-of-self-love that it is, and I would not have write anymore reviews on their products, but I still see posts for their wraps every, damn, day. meh lol

So here we go...

OK, so I would like to start by inquiring why Glucose is needed? Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride: while it has low human toxicity concerns, there is limited data, and it IS a suspected environmental toxic. Glycerin: this is an alcohol compound that can be sourced via plant or animal. It is a by-product of soap making, which commonly uses animal fat. "This ingredient may be derived from animals.From PETA's Caring Consumer: A byproduct of soap manufacture (normally uses animal fat). In cosmetics, foods, mouthwashes, chewing gum, toothpastes, soaps, ointments, medicines, lubricants, transmission and brake fluid, and plastics. Derivatives: Glycerides, Glyceryls, Glycreth-26, Polyglycerol. Al…

Do NOT compare my parenting to abusive men, Dayna Martin!

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"We live in a world where parents are told to control and modify their children’s behavior. They are told that this is the goal of parenting. Most parents take pride in how obedient their children are and feel embarrassed when their children do not listen to them. It was not long ago that men were told to beat their wives if they did not obey. Men were encouraged by their fathers, friends and leaders to punish their wives harshly for disobedience. Look how far we have come since then! Men would be arrested today if they lived life this way now. I believe that the same evolution is happening with children and their rights. We are on the cusp of change. In time, we will look back on these days with disgust and regret. When we can acknowledge the injustice that children live through being controlled, punished, and forced to live a subservient life we can begin to heal ourselves from our own cultural upbringing." ~ Dayna Martin
My 2 cents: Whom is telling me what? No one is tellin…