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8 MADE SAFE Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

MADE SAFE gifts for Valentines Day 2022 imageThe MADE SAFE® Certification process screens for ingredients known or suspected to harm humans or the ecosystem, which means you can use the MADE SAFE seal to shop with confidence. Whomever you are celebrating—whether it be a significant other, a friend, a family member, or yourself—we’ve pulled together some ideas to help you celebrate nontoxic style!

Want some more ideas? Check out last year’s curated 10 Things We’re Loving This Valentine’s Day list for inspiration!


How to Find Natural Shampoo and Conditioner

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Finding the healthiest natural shampoo and conditioner can be difficult. Conventional shampoos contain many ingredients of concern like parabens and sodium laureth sulfate, but identifying the ingredients to avoid can be tricky. MADE SAFE helps break it down!

Read our guide on Toxic Chemicals in Shampoo & Conditioner to learn more about the kinds of ingredients to avoid in your hair care routine.


New Year’s Resolution: Reduce Exposure to Environmental Toxins

Five Tips for Avoiding Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in 2022

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The start of a New Year is always the time to ponder new beginnings—new habits we want to commit to, resolutions on moving toward a better version of ourselves, or simply showing up in the world as our true selves. Our goals can often be broad or specific. With so many ideas it can often become hard to deliver. If one of your New Year’s Resolutions is to live a healthier lifestyle, we can help! We have step-by-step opportunities for you to increase your well-being by eliminating everyday, household toxins from your life. Try these five practical tips in the coming year and check off those goals!


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MADE SAFE Tips for Nontoxic Holidays

Enjoy the Season Without Compromising Your Health and Sustainability Goals

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The holiday season brings many things to look forward to—time with family and friends, intentionality, good food, and cozy memory-making moments. With so much else going on in this season, making healthier decisions can get set aside because, well, who has the time for that right now?!

The answer is, that’s the job of MADE SAFE! So, we put together our top tips for making healthier choices – especially during the holiday season.

Check out some of our favorite ways to make the holidays safe and sustainable below.


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Microplastics Are Everywhere… Even in Poop


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If you’ve been following MADE SAFE® for some time, you have heard us talk about the problem of plastic pollution and, in particular, the problem of microplastics (MPs). MPs are pervasive in the environment—ending up in all sorts of places thanks to their small size. MPs have been found in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and even the dust in our homes.


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Support a MADE SAFE World

Giving Tuesday blog imageAt MADE SAFE® we are working to create a world in which harmful and polluting chemicals and substances are eliminated from use, even in the absence of regulation. The uniquely rigorous MADE SAFE Certification process helps steer the market away from the use of thousands of harmful and polluting substances in consumer goods. This work protects our planet and its inhabitants for generations to come.


New MADE SAFE Certified Products from EllaOla

EllaOla duo announcement graphicWe are excited to introduce two MADE SAFE Certified products from EllaOla: 100% Organic Baby Massage Oil and Organic Diaper Rash Cream. EllaOla makes products for little ones, focusing on scientific, plant-based formulations. The formulations are developed in partnership with leading experts in the fields of dermatology and pediatrics, with a commitment to gentle and effective baby skincare.


Raise the Green Bar 2021 – Presented by MADE SAFE + Good Housekeeping

Raise the Green Bar 2021 logoRaise the Green Bar is an annual event hosted by MADE SAFE and Good Housekeeping. It was created to help consumers, companies and industries create more sustainable products and practices. With keynotes, panel discussions, fireside chats and Q&A sessions, the summit focuses on guiding manufacturers, marketers, product managers, entrepreneurs, and business leaders to maximize their brands’ sustainability efforts. (more…)

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Shop MADE SAFE® Certified Products as Part of Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly Program

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You can now shop select MADE SAFE® Certified products on Amazon as part of Climate Pledge Friendly, an Amazon program that makes it easier for customers to shop for more sustainable products. Climate Pledge Friendly partners with trusted third-party certifications to highlight products that meet sustainability standards and the MADE SAFE label is one of the latest external certifications to become part of the program.