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Triclosan

 
Triclosan graphicThis October, for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re highlighting common chemicals linked to breast cancer across a range of everyday products. According to Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, a woman’s risk of breast cancer has increased by more than 40 percent over the last two decades, to a lifetime risk of 1 in 8(more…)

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Parabens in Personal Care Products

 
Parabens icon imageThis October, for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re highlighting common chemicals linked to breast cancer across a range of everyday products. According to Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, a woman’s risk of breast cancer has increased by more than 40% over the last two decades, to a lifetime risk of 1 in 8. (more…)

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The Truth About Shampoo & Conditioner

 
Shampoo infographicThis 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…)

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MADE SAFE Gift Guide

 

Recommendations from Founder Amy Ziff

Gift Guide

This holiday season, I’m thrilled to give you this guide of healthier options to make your shopping easier. No one wants to accidentally give a toxic gift, but it can be confusing to figure out what’s safe and what’s not.

I developed the MADE SAFE™ seal because I believe it shouldn’t be so hard to find things that are made with safe ingredients. While only the gift recommendations in bold are MADE SAFE certified, I generally like the direction all of these companies are taking and trust that they are making better products than many on the market. (more…)

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MADE SAFE Daily Solution: Alaffia Shampoo

 
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A quick glance at a product’s ingredient list can tell you a lot about its safety – if you know what to look for! With over 85,000 chemicals used in an array of products today, it can be hard for anyone to effectively track safe vs. toxic ingredients without a database at your fingertips, but we recognize it’s an excellent place to start. Read ingredients and jot down anything you don’t understand to look up later. You’ll learn a lot.

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Alaffia Helps Families Find Safer Products

 
Alaffia_MADE SAFE shea butterFor years, Alaffia has led the way in ethically sourced and produced personal care products. Now the company is taking the next step in its commitment to sustainability by pioneering the  MADE SAFE™ (Made with Safe Ingredients) seal for many of its products.

In fact, Alaffia’s shampoos, soaps, and baby wash are the first products in the world in those categories to be certified MADE SAFE! (more…)

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Alaffia Pioneers New Seal to Help Families Find Safer Products

 

MADE SAFE certified products by Alaffia are made without known carcinogens, endocrine disruptors, reproductive toxins and other chemicals found to harm human health

Alaffia MADE SAFE certificationFor years, Alaffia has led the way in ethically sourced and produced personal care products. Now the company is taking the next step in its commitment to sustainability by pioneering the revolutionary new MADE SAFE™ (Made with Safe Ingredients) seal for many of its products. As the first human health certification to apply to a wide variety of consumer products, the MADE SAFE seal empowers people to easily purchase items that that are safe to use with their families. The company has certified many of its shampoos, soaps, baby washes, and other personal care products. A list of certified items can be found here. (more…)

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