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Is Your Soap a Drug? Simple DIY Foaming Soap & Bubble Bath Without the Chemicals

You read food labels and know what you are eating,  read the packaging on over the counter the counter drugs for dosage and safety information.   Do you know what is in your soaps and lotions? Cosmetics and personal care products are currently not listed as being regulated by the FDA.  The only exceptions are […]

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How To Minimize Your Consumption of Personal & Home Care Products

This year I’ve been trying to minimize many things in our home. I still have a long way to go with clothes, papers and stuff. One place I’ve made a lot of progress, though,  is in personal & home care items and minimizing the chemicals in our household. Minimizing personal and home care products is […]

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Is Your Deodorant Working?

Our culture is saturated with fragrance. Many Americans are preoccupied with avoiding body odor.  Unfortunately, synthetic fragrance is loaded with chemicals and research continues to find it is harmful not only to adults but to children, even unborn babies.  The irony is often our body odor is reflective of the toxins we put into our […]

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Are Your Personal Care Products Affecting Your Mood?

Fragrance has a strong influence on American culture.  In the USA, hygiene and personal care products are a billion dollar industry, often fragrance is the main factor that differentiates brands.  Natural fragrance has been around since the beginning of time, but synthetic fragrance first became mass produced with the introduction of Chanel No. 5 perfume […]

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Is Your Sunscreen Safest For Indoor Use Only?

Sun exposure is a serious subject, and rightly so.  Skin cancer is now the number 1 killing cancer in the U.S. It  affects more people than all other cancers combined.  The Skin Cancer Foundation estimates that 1 in 5 Americans will get skin cancer in their lifetime.  Just one childhood or adolescent sunburn doubles your […]

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Toxic Landfill or Oasis? Natural Cleaning Solutions For Your Home

NEWS UPDATE!  April 2012 EWG’s Hall of Shame, Most Toxic Cleaning Supplies. Check it out and make sure none are in your cupboards. When is the last time you looked under your kitchen sink?  Or in the cupboard where you keep your cleaning supplies?  Household cleaners have some of the most toxic ingredients.  In our […]

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Natural Deodorant

There are several ways our bodies were designed to eliminate toxins – one is breathing which we all do.  But do you do it enough?  Anytime you hold your breath you are holding on to toxins – so breathe freely and get rid of those toxins.  Our bodies also eliminate toxins when we use the […]

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