MADE SAFE certified products from Pleni Naturals are made without known carcinogens, endocrine disruptors, reproductive toxins, or other chemicals found to harm human health
Palo Alto – Pleni Naturals is leading the way in consumer health and safety by pioneering the revolutionary new MADE SAFE™(Made With Safe Ingredients) seal. Products with this emblem are available on the company’s website and on amazon.com starting today. As the first nontoxic certification to apply widely to consumer products, the MADE SAFEseal empowers shoppers to find and purchase items that have been screened for chemicals known to harm human health and the environment. (more…)
Have you ever heard the saying that your skin care should be safe enough to eat? Allyson Owens, founder of Pleni Naturals, took that to heart in formulating her baby balm, baby oil, and hair & body wash. Allyson is a former aesthetician and experienced product developer with over 15 years working in the skincare industry, and crafted each product with organic fruit and vegetable ingredients like mango butter, cucumber oil, olive oil, apple-based cleansing agents, and vanilla fruit extract. (more…)
Consumer guide contains botanical alternatives & the first MADE SAFE™ certified bug repellent
The national organization Made Safe released a new report and consumer guide on insect repellent today. The report, Bug Repellent: What’s In It?, details chemicals commonly used in insect repellent, examines potential health and environmental consequences, and evaluates plant-based options, including the first-ever MADE SAFE™ certified repellent and provides tips for reducing the use of bug spray. (more…)
It’s bug season. Whether playing in the park, hanging out in the backyard or camping, mosquitos and no-see-ums never fail to find our kiddos. If we can’t fully prevent the bugs from getting to them, the least we can do is soothe their bites with safe ingredients. (more…)
Our skin is our largest organ, and absorbs much of what we put on it. When it comes to personal care products things like deodorant, sunscreen, moisturizer and lip balm are meant to stay on our skin for a long time, which means a longer period for our skin to absorb some of what’s in those products.
True Botanicals has just become the first MADE SAFE™ Brand in the world. This means that not only they certify every single product in their current line, they also committed formulating every single future product in accordance with the stringent MADE SAFE standard.
Why is this a big (huge!) deal? Here’s why: there are approximately 85,000 chemicals in use today on the marketplace and hundreds of new ones are created annually–but very few of them have been tested for their long-term impacts on our health. (more…)
All products from True Botanicals are made entirely with safe ingredients not known to be toxic to humans or the environment.
True Botanicals is leading the way in formulating some of the healthiest and purest personal care products on the U.S. market. The company recently became the first MADE SAFE Brand in the world, with a commitment to make every single product—and all future products—in accordance to the stringent standards of the MADE SAFE™ (Made With Safe Ingredients™) certification program. (more…)
The Green Science Policy Institute found that 80% of baby products tested contain flame retardants include nursing pillows, car seats, portable crib mattresses, baby carriers, strollers, and changing table pads. Studies show that these toxic chemicals appear immediately in the bloodstream and urine, and are to long-term impacts like endocrine disruption, lower IQ, ADD, fertility issues, thyroid disease and cancer. They are heavy polymers and wind up in common household dust; they’re inhaled and consumed and then stored in our fat, and they bio-accumulate and increase through the food chain, according to numerous studies.
It can be hard to find a safe laundry detergent that you can trust. Some detergents can contain 1,4-dioxane, a cancer-causing chemical that’s a common contaminant from ingredients like sodium laureth sulfate. Laundry detergents can also contain synthetic fragrance ingredients that can get into our bodies and harm our health. One study showed that women who use fragranced laundry detergent during pregnancy had higher levels of tonalide, a common fragrance ingredient that’s a hormone disruptor, in their breast milk. (more…)
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Disclaimer: The Initial Look™ Evaluation and the Transformation Partners Program are separate and distinct from and not in any way associated with or related to the MADE SAFE® certification program. Participation in the Initial Look™ Evaluation and/or Transformation Partners Program does not entitle the participant to use the MADE SAFE® certification mark in any manner.