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Apparel, Laundry, and the Plastic Pollution Problem

 
Apparel, laundry and plastic pollution graphicPlastic pollution is an enormous problem in our world today. For many of us, the idea of plastic pollution conjures up images of plastic baggies and bottles floating in the ocean—and these things truly are a huge problem. But what if we told you that an often-overlooked contributor to the plastic pollution problem is the apparel industry?

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MADE SAFE Tips for Your Safer Bug Repellent Search

 
Safer bug repellent blog graphicFinding a safer bug repellent can be a real buzzkill. Conventional bug repellents often contain a combination of active ingredients that are listed on the label, and inert ingredients that are typically not labeled. In many cases chemicals linked to human and environmental harm are found included in these products. Thankfully, there are safer approaches to keep those bugs away. To help you navigate the chemical confusion, we’re identifying a few of the top ingredient offenders and exploring alternative options. As always, the best way to shop products that have been vetted for human and environmental health is to look for the MADE SAFE® seal—scroll to the bottom for MADE SAFE certified bug solutions.

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5 MADE SAFE Gifts for Father’s Day

Father's Day 2021 Gift Blog 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 for your loved ones with confidence. For Father’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of five MADE SAFE certified gift ideas to help you celebrate your father, partner, husband, grandfather, or role model in your life.
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Special Mother’s Day Discounts & Deals

Mothers Day Deals 2021 imageLooking for the perfect nontoxic gift for a health-minded mama or motherly figure in your life? We are excited to share some special discounts and deals from brands with MADE SAFE certified products with Mother’s Day in mind.

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New MADE SAFE Certified Products from Fontana Candle Company

Fontana candle group imageIntroducing the first MADE SAFE certified candles from Fontana Candle Company! Drawing inspiration and passion from their own experience, the company founders have strict commitments to quality, safety, and transparency. They are aiming to break the mold of ingredient secrecy that is typical in the candle industry. Crafted with beeswax, coconut oil, essential oils, and wooden wicks, they are as beautiful as they are clean. We are excited to share all about these great new products and the story behind them.

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Mouthwash: The Unsung COVID-19 Hero?

 
Lumineux mouthwash blog graphicAn unlikely potential hero in personal hygiene amidst the coronavirus pandemic? Mouthwash. A recent critical review of available research suggests that some ingredients in mouthwashes may help decrease oral SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) viral load and transmission.

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9 Black-Founded Green Beauty Brands to Support

 
Black-founded green beauty brands imageIn the wake of the recent murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, we are each called to fight racial injustice in our communities. There are numerous ways we can act in solidarity: donating to national or local organizations working to bolster Black communities, educating ourselves and others about anti-racism and dismantling systems of oppression, and showing up to community events like food and supply drives, clean-ups, or protests. Another way is supporting Black-founded businesses.

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MADE SAFE’s Health-Conscious Guide to Cleaning and Disinfecting During COVID-19

 

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The widespread concern over the COVID-19 pandemic is causing many of us to take a second look at our cleaning routines. Now, many of us are questioning the products we use and our cleaning methods, wondering if they are actually helping us to support and maintain our health. 

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New Year’s Revolution

 
MADE SAFE New Year's Revolution imageAs we look forward to the year ahead here at MADE SAFE, we’re going beyond resolutions by kicking off a year-long revolt against the toxic consumer products that are in our homes.

We’re calling it a New Year’s Revolution.

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9 MADE SAFE Gifts for Father’s Day

 

Father's Day Gift Guide imageDad deserves nothing but the best – and that means MADE SAFE. All of our certified products are made without ingredients known or suspected to harm humans or the planet. (more…)

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