Laundry is one of the most impactful steps you can take if you are looking to incorporate greener and cleaner products into your home. The conventional options that exist on the market today are some of the most unsettling of the items I’ve seen on my journey; full of environmental, neurological, and retrodictive toxins, notContinue reading “Non-Toxic Laundry Guide”
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What’s On The Label
In the food and personal care industries, companies are required by law to print a complete List of Ingredients on their products. The ingredients must be listed in order of predominance with the ingredients used in the greatest amount printed first followed in descending order by those in smaller amounts.
Here is what I found when I flipped over the bottle of Fat Free Ranch and compared it to Hidden Valley’s regular ranch (which is what I thought I was eating, just without the fat…somehow…).
Why Are Sulfates (all of a sudden) An Issue?
With all of the conversation that we have had lately regarding personal care lawsuits and recalls (which you can read about in THIS POST), it was only a matter of time before one of you asked about sulfates specifically. In the hair care world, and especially the curly hair world “sulfate” has become trigger word.Continue reading “Why Are Sulfates (all of a sudden) An Issue?”
What is DMDM?
DMDM-Hydantoin is defined as a formaldehyde-releasing agent and is primarily used as a preservative in cosmetic and personal care products. It is the ingredient identified in over a dozen hair care lawsuits as being responsible for extreme hair loss and scalp irritation. You can read more about those law suits in THIS post. What thatContinue reading “What is DMDM?”