I recently had an alarming epiphany. Alarming for two reasons: 1. This realization is not new, it has been ongoing for years, and 2. It’s getting worse. Our culture does not value the truly important things, but instead, many of us value many of the wrong things, and at the expense of our health. Continue reading
As consumers become more aware of what goes into their food and personal care products, they are taking action with their wallets and purses by choosing to purchase products that meet higher standards for their health and beauty requirements. For example, choosing to buy organic, non-GMO, gluten free, Continue reading
As the famous saying goes, "It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so." Unfortunately when it comes to the cosmetics and body care/personal care product industries, there are a lot of myths out there that "just ain't so". Which is why we decided to repost this great article from EWG that debunks several of the most common (and dangerous) myths out there.
While originally published way back in 2010, this information doesn't seem to be reaching all those that are interested. We decided to repost this info as it is hardly outdated. If anything, there is ever more research to show that this is true and problematic. In case you didn't know: 3,163 ingredients hide behind the word "fragrance". (Actually it is 3,999+ now.) Continue reading
The rabbit hole of cloth diapers all started when I was asked at an event if our laundry soap is safe for cloth diapers. My immediate response was that it's all natural, so there's no reason it wouldn't be safe. However I was corrected in my assumption regarding what was meant by "safe."