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Home Cleaning with Healthier Products

Today, let’s make some clean swaps with household cleaning products.   Many home cleaning products contain brominated flame retardants and perfluorinated chemicals, both of which disrupt thyroid function and cause a host of other health problems.   Many contain fragrance, which, as we’ve learned, is made up of hundreds of untested chemicals, including phthalates which are hormone disruptors. Fragrance is one of the top five allergens in the world.   And there are many other harmful chemicals in standard cleaning products. Just walk down the cleaning aisle in a regular grocery store and your body will tell you this isn't a place to hang out, put your feet up, and meditate. Read More

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The Best Ways to Purify Indoor Air

Did you know that indoor air can contain more toxic chemicals than outdoor air? Have you ever brought home a new carpet, opened a new vinyl shower curtain, gotten a new mattress for your bed, or opened a package of kids’ pajamas and the first thing you notice is the release of toxins into the air? Read More

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Ingredients to avoid in personal care products and household cleaning products, and why this is so important.  

Chemicals that may be linked to cancer, hormone disruption, allergies, respiratory problems, thyroid conditions, and more are found in many skin care and household products.   Here is a list of the top ingredients to avoid and why. Read More

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Safe and Healthy Beauty and Personal Care Products

There are more than 80,000 chemicals on the market today. Many don’t have any safety data. This is particularly true of those used in the skin care and beauty industry.   Did you know that the United States has not passed a major federal law to regulate the safety of ingredients used in personal care products since 1938? Is that crazy, or what? Read More

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