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New MADE SAFE Certified Blend-It-Yourself Skincare from LOLI Beauty

 
LOLI Beauty empowers you to customize your own skin, body and hair products to work for you in all your uniqueness. They make it easy: choose a ready-to-use multipurpose base and then customize with mix-ins. They call the personalized approach to pure and potent beauty BIY – Blend-It-Yourself.

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Amazon’s BIG Step Toward Sustainability: Making it Easier to Buy (MADE) Safe Products

 

BY AMY ZIFF

When Amazon moves, the world moves.  As the third largest retailer in the world, the message they send to manufacturers and sellers can be game changing. Amazon is notoriously taking on all kinds of retailers and is number 53 on the Forbes Global 2000 list (jumping 154 spots), as one of the most powerful and influential public companies. This month Amazon kicked off it’s first ever safer chemicals policy, as part of their sustainability and responsible sourcing efforts

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Dry Cleaning: Tips for a Safer Clean

Dry cleaning is a process that uses chemical solvents to clean delicate fabrics. The precursor to dry cleaning was patented in 1821 and was first used commercially at the turn of the 20th century.

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New MADE SAFE Certified Skincare and DIY Products from Buhbli Organics

 
Buhbli announcement graphicWe’ve certified 16 new products from Buhbli Organics! Buhbli (sounds like “bubbly”) offers pure, affordable oils, salts, and essentials oils that can be mixed together for your next DIY – or used on their own.

Many Buhbli Organics products are available online and in Walmart stores across Canada (limited availability in the U.S). (more…)

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New MADE SAFE Certified Skin Care from LOLI Beauty

 
LOLI skin care announcement graphicLOLI Beauty checks the boxes of all the things we love at Made Safe: Simple, pure, and organic ingredients? Check. Giving back to nonprofits? Yep. Earth-friendly packaging like glass and compostable labels? You bet. They even use upcycled food ingredients to reduce waste! (more…)

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New Detox Your Sleep Report + Mattress Giveaway!

 
Detox Your Sleep graphicThis week Made Safe released Detox Your Sleep, a groundbreaking new report and fact sheet on toxic chemicals in bedding and safer alternatives. It’s a first-of-its-kind look at the materials that make up what we sleep on and how they affect our health, with a comprehensive examination of healthier materials and a list of MADE SAFE certified bedding options. (more…)

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Less Toxic Ways to Repel Ticks

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It’s the end of summer, you can feel it. The warm, sunny days to be followed by crisp, temperate nights of autumn. Back-to-school excitement hangs in the air. There’s football season, school plays, friends new and old. The leaves begin to turn. We love autumn.

And so do the ticks.

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Healthy Baby Guide for New Families

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Maybe you’ve just learned that you’re pregnant, or maybe you have a new baby or growing children. Perhaps you and your partner are just thinking about having a family. Whatever the reason, you may be hearing troubling things about toxic chemicals around you — especially chemicals in plastic and other harmful ingredients or materials in the things you use daily — and how these chemicals affect not just the environment, but also the human body and particularly growing babies, infants, and children.

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Tips for Safer Outdoor Gear

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With back-to-school right around the bend, you and your family are probably spending as much time outdoors as possible. Whether you’re soaking up rays at a local pool, trekking through the woods at a nearby park or sharing stories and laughs around a campfire, you’re probably bringing your favorite outdoor gear with you.

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#ChemicalCallout: Chlorpyrifos

 
Chlorpyrifos graphicUpdate: Victory!
On August 9, 2018, the 9th Circuit Court mandated the the EPA ban chlorpyrifos within 60 days. No more will this toxic pesticide be used on our fruits and veggies. This is a monumental step towards protecting the health and safety of all people — but especially our children, rural families, and farmworkers.


As part of our #ChemicalCallout series to expose some of the worst toxic offenders in everyday products, we’re regularly highlighting a chemical from our Hazard List on social media. (more…)

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