On February 9th, the New York Times published an article on cosmetics safety written by their Editorial Board – representing the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. The piece aptly noted that there is a problem in the U.S. with harmful ingredients in cosmetics products. For any of my followers, this news is certainly not new, but it’s nice to see mainstream attention to an issue I’m so passionate about. The board argued for strong legislation in response to the problem, and said it’s the only response.
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. Each month we’re profiling one chemical on our blog so you can learn more about it and how to avoid it with MADE SAFE certified alternatives and tips. (more…)
This year, do February 14th right. That means ditching the same-old box of so-so chocolates, the stuffed animals doomed for the donation box, sub-par grocery store flowers, and last-minute online purchases. Instead, how about a nontoxic gift that both of you will love?(more…)
The New Year inspires us to reflect on the past year and imagine the new year to come. In this process, we often imagine a better version of ourselves – the version that will join the gym, or finally eat healthy, or quit junk food completely, or… insert your big goal here. At Made Safe, we’re dreamers too, but let’s be real: all of us usually set huge New Year’s resolutions for ourselves that we just can’t keep. So for 2019, we’re keeping it simple. (more…)
Made Safe is thrilled to announce new certified BODY STONES from Kate McLeod! Kate McLeod’s innovative moisturizers come in the shape of a stone within their very own gorgeous reusable bamboo canisters. When the time comes, order a refill only, which cuts back on packaging. Each BODY STONE is comprised of five core ingredients and melt on contact with the skin, transforming applying your moisturizer into a self-care ritual.
Freegirl Skin Care is three years in the making; founder Jamie Hedman and her team relentlessly researched and pursued nontoxic ingredients until the skin care line was launched just a short month ago. The Made Safe team is excited to announce that, to date, the entire line is MADE SAFE certified!
Lumineux Oral Essentials is flipping the script on oral care: no more harsh bleaches, harmful ingredients, abrasive cleansers, or compromises. Instead, the company’s MADE SAFE® certified mouthwashes harness the cleaning power of natural ingredients and are backed by clinical efficacy studies. So don’t be surprised if you find yourself with a photo-ready smile.
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