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 We decided to repost this info as it is hardly outdated.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."
Controversy surrounding a recent Gillette ad by Procter & Gamble (P&G) has led some to initiate boycotts of Gillette and Procter & Gamble products. My goal is not to focus on assessment of their ad. Rather, I would like to redirect all this attention to a serious problem that has been created by P&G, and other consumer product manufacturers. Read on to learn how to protect yourself and your family.