This week, we’re bringing you the facts on your beloved hair care products. We use shampoo and conditioner on a regular basis. You’d think that such essential products would be simple to make and wouldn’t contain harmful chemicals, right?
Shampoos and conditioners are made with ingredients that are very common, but that doesn’t mean they’re necessarily safe to use. (more…)
Natracare just made history by becoming the first brand with MADE SAFE™ certified pads, tampons, maternity pads, and nursing pads.
Why is this a big deal? Because, if you’ve ever looked at the label on the conventional pad or tampon box, you might find it a bit lacking. The feminine care industry has historically been shrouded in secrecy. (more…)
Dr. Anne Marie Fine, MADE SAFE science advisory board member, is the author of Cracking the Beauty Code: How to Program Your DNA for Health, Vitality, and Younger-Looking Skin. Available for pre-order now on Amazon, this book has already hit the national and international best-seller lists. (more…)
“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it” – Robert Swan
This quote, coupled with a determination to protect their children, encompasses the principles that Pure Natural Cleaners is founded on. They struggled with their children’s allergic reactions to conventional laundry detergents, and upon learning that their family wasn’t alone in dealing with these reactions, they set out to create a laundry detergent that was harmless to their children’s health and the environment. (more…)
Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and that means (let’s just say it) some of us are prepping to get lucky. So what better time to talk about what’s in sexual health products like lube and condoms, and feminine products like wipes and washes?
These are products that rarely get talked about, for obvious reasons. But we have to discuss what’s in them, because some of the common ingredients are harmful chemicals that come into contact with some of the most sensitive skin on our bodies—and in the case of women, some of the most absorptive. (more…)
We had the pleasure of sitting down with the founder and CEO of Good Clean Love, Wendy Strgar.
Good Clean Love was the first company to achieve MADE SAFE certification for personal lubricants and wash. See certified products here. The company also takes a holistic view of sexual health: its Make It Good blog talks about all things involving a healthy love life. (more…)
After the unprecedented number of people participating in the historic Women’s March, we have some serious momentum to protect the things we believe in. Here’s are a couple of ways to keep it going.
In the face of the possibility that environmental regulations and policies could be rolled back or gutted entirely, it’s up to us to stand up to protect our health, the health of our families and communities, and of environment. (more…)
Have you ever tried a lotion bar? Since we certified Kosmatology lotion bars as MADE SAFE™, we’ve been loving trying them out!
First of all, let’s answer the usual question: “What’s a lotion bar?” It’s a concentrated solid moisturizing balm that, in the case of Kosmatology, comes in an applicator a lot like deodorant. Kosmatology lotion bars are made with shea butter, coconut oil and olive oil, and scented with essential oils (and also comes unscented, if you prefer!). (more…)
Want some ideas for New Year’s resolutions you can actually keep? When it comes to resolving to get harmful chemicals out of your daily routine, you can’t go wrong. There are easy changes you can make and stick to, and they make a difference. Even the smallest step to live healthier can decrease the likelihood of health problems linked to toxic ingredients, like obesity, fertility problems or learning disabilities. (more…)
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