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First MADE SAFE Certified Live Probiotic Skincare Product   

 
 We take probiotics to keep the good bacteria in our guts healthy. Skin relies on probiotics and good bacteria, called the microbiome, to maintain a healthy balance in the same way the gut does. So why not nurture the microbiome for healthy skin as well? (more…)

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Mother Dirt AO+ Mist Is the First MADE SAFE® Certified Live Probiotic Product

 

AO+ Mist, Mother Dirt’s signature product containing live bacteria, has been certified free of any chemicals known to harm human health or the environment.

Cambridge, MA (July 17, 2017) – Mother Dirt, the first company to create live probiotic skincare products that nurture the good bacteria of the skin, today announced that its AO+ Mist now bears the groundbreaking MADE SAFE® (Made With Safe Ingredients) seal. Beyond developing a consumer line that nurtures the beneficial bacteria on our skin, the certification echoes Mother Dirt’s commitment to putting consumer safety first, and providing full ingredient transparency when it comes to formulating its biome-friendly products. (more…)

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New Survey Results: Shoppers Want Safe & Healthy Products

 
The secret is out. People want to buy products that won’t harm their health. Today we released What Shoppers Want: Safe & Healthy Products, a survey we conducted with our partners at Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families. The results are a big signal to companies and retailers everywhere: Shoppers surveyed prioritize the health & safety of a product and products being “free of certain toxic chemicals” over environmental impact, performance, and even price. (more…)

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Happsy: MADE SAFE Certified & Affordable

We’re so excited to announce we’ve added Happsy mattresses to the MADE SAFE® certified bedding category! Happsy is a revolutionary new company that offers affordable nontoxic bedding options for the whole family – delivered right to your door. (more…)

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Toxic Chemicals in Sunscreen & Safer Alternatives

 

Annmarie Made Safe photoIt’s officially spring, and that means most people are starting to spend more time outdoors. While we love all the benefits of Vitamin D, increased sun exposure also means increased risk from the sun’s rays. Now is a good time to think about protecting your skin from too much sun. (more…)

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Tox Talk Tuesdays: April

 
Tox Talk Tuesday graphicEvery first and third Tuesday of the month at 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm Eastern, Made Safe executive director Amy Ziff opens up her office on Facebook Live to talk about toxic chemicals, safe solutions and products, and answer questions. Join us on our Facebook page!

This month we’re talking hair care. Tune in for these topics:

Tuesday, 4/4: Surfactants
Learn what surfactants are and why they’re in shampoo. Amy will name specific ones to watch for and talk safe shampoo.

Tuesday, 4/18: Emulsifiers
Most conditioners contain emulsifiers. But are they safe? What role do they play in conditioner? Learn what to watch for and what to opt for instead.

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One Year of MADE SAFE

 
Guess what? MADE SAFE is one year old this month! It’s hard to believe it’s only been a year, because we’ve done so much:
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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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Natracare Becomes First Brand With Made Safe Certified Feminine & Maternity Care

 

Natracare tampons and pads are made without known carcinogens, endocrine disruptors, reproductive toxins, or other toxic chemicals found to harm women’s health

Natracare announcementNEW YORK – In an industry that has recently come under increased scrutiny for ingredient safety and lack of disclosure, Natracare is leading the way in safe feminine care. The company is the first brand to certify its tampons, pads, maternity pads and nursing pads with the scientifically rigorous MADE SAFE® (Made with Safe Ingredients) seal. As the first nontoxic certification to apply widely to consumer products, the revolutionary MADE SAFE seal verifies that products are made without chemicals or ingredients known to harm human health, animals, and ecosystems. (more…)