Most of us don’t think twice about stocking up on deodorants, lotions, and body washes–particularly when they are on sale–only to stash them in a closet until needed. Sometimes it can take several months to use up stored bottles of personal hygiene products. Often, however, we don’t consider what might be added to allow these… Read More
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The 10 Best Natural Toothpastes to Buy in 2023
Dental care is an intrinsic part of our daily hygiene routine. When it comes to taking care of one’s teeth, however, the choice of toothpaste can make a huge difference. Synthetically-derived toothpaste ingredients offer the “promise” of faster results and more effective performance, but that is just one side of the oral hygiene story. Toothpaste… Read More
Top Six Natural Deodorants
Masking body odor is an essential part of everyday hygiene. When choosing a deodorant, you can opt for a natural deodorant or a traditional antiperspirant. Traditional antiperspirants, however, typically contain toxic components which can include triclosan, propylene glycol, aluminum, BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene), synthetic fragrances and other harmful hormone disrupting preservatives like parabens. Contrarily, natural deodorants… Read More
Earth Day 2021 Gift Guide
Happy Earth Day 2021! While it may look a bit different this year, honoring our beautiful planet and all who inhabit it remains the focus today and every day. Ron and I wanted to share five of our favorite green products to help keep your home eco-friendly while adding a little sass of sustainability to… Read More
6 P&G Products to Help You Create a Healthier Home
This post may come as a bombshell to those of you who’ve been accustomed to our focus on small- to mid-sized, natural and eco-friendly consumer brands as well as to our readers who may have preconceived notions about the integrity (or, lack thereof) of some corporate giants. Today, however, we’re thrilled to share six sustainably-centric,… Read More
The Love Your Skin Sweepstakes!
Just watch one episode of E!’s reality show, Botched, and you’ll be running from the Hollywood hills in search of a non-invasive way to improve your appearance. While celebrity surgeons Terry Dubrow and Paul Nassif have helped numerous women restore plastic surgeries gone wrong, what if there was a better way to turn back the… Read More
It’s a Wonderful Mouth Sweepstakes!
We’ve all experienced it unfortunately at one time or another – either our own bad breath (also known as halitosis) – or someone else’s. It can be incredibly disturbing and downright embarrassing to conduct a close-up conversation with say, your boss, a co-worker or even your crush, when he, she -or worse, you – unknowingly… Read More
Top 10 Cleaning Toxins and Natural Alternatives
What’s the price of a clean home? You might believe it’s simply the time and effort spent making every room spotless, however, there’s a hidden cost in using certain household cleansers due to their health risks. Toxic cleaning products often contain harmful chemicals such as synthetic fragrance, ammonia, phthalates, triclosan, chlorine, parabens and sodium hydroxide,… Read More