Household and Personal Care Products

Detox Your Armpits Before Using Natural Deodorant

Sweating is a natural process of cooling and detoxifying your body. And it’s an important feature of the body’s most unique organ: your skin. Nontoxic deodorant can be one of the last conventional products we switch over to natural. We understand the reasons people hang on to conventional deodorants and antiperspirants: we don’t want to …

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Acne Root Cause #3: Oxidative Damage

What is oxidative damage? Oxidative stress is the precursor to oxidative damage. Oxidative stress occurs when there is an imbalance between the production of free radicals and the body’s ability to counteract their damaging effects through neutralization with antioxidants. Oxidative damage is the harm sustained by cells and tissues that are unable to keep up with …

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Your Quick Guide To Non-Toxic Cleaning Products

Today’s guest blog is brought to you by Lauren with The Zero Waste Memoirs. You can find the original article here. Today, I will be walking you through everything you need to know to make incredible, all-natural cleaning products at home, using only ingredients that you likely already have in the house!  When I first started …

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Replacing Toxic Household Products

Can we be honest for a second?! # Ok bad pun, but seriously – it’s so EASY to clean up your personal care products and cleaning products right now. # Everything you see here smells amazing, cleans amazing, and are all free of: ❌synthetic fragrance ❌dyes ❌parabens ❌formaldehyde ❌methylisothiazolinone ❌bleach ❌ammonia ❌SLS / SLES To …

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12 Endocrine Disruptors and How to Avoid Them

This article was originally published on ewg.org. To download their pdf, click here. There is no end to the tricks that endocrine disruptors can play on our bodies: increasing production of certain hormones; decreasing production of others; imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; interfering with hormone signaling; telling cells to die prematurely; competing with …

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Acne Root Cause #1: Inflammation

Remember that skin can be inflamed from the outside as well as the inside. Externally, skin can be triggered by UV light or allergens in soaps and cosmetics which cause the skin cells to produce cytokines and chemokines (inflammatory hormones that bind to certain cell receptors and then trigger more inflammatory hormones leading to increased …

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