|Posted on March 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM||comments (1235)|
Pthalates. Again. Pthalates are found in everything from personal care products to packaging. This is a hard one to rid your home of, afterall, we don't know the ingredients of packaging.
"Pthalates have previously been linked to increased risks of cancer, diabetes and obesity. Now Dr. Grindler and other American researchers say the chemicals are disrupting women’s reproductive systems, including their ovaries, and leading to early menopause.
|Posted on January 15, 2014 at 11:55 AM||comments (0)|
California has released a new website were you can search your care products for ingredients that are known or suspected of causing us harm such as cancer and reproductive harm. You can search a type of product or product name and brand or company name.
|Posted on December 11, 2013 at 9:25 AM||comments (1)|
This Thursday, Dec. 12, the Breast Cancer Fund is premiering its second season of our free, web-based discussion series Prevention Speaks with a classic: Breast Cancer and the Environment 101.
Need a primer on the basic science linking chemicals in the environment to breast cancer risk? Want to learn steps you can take in your everyday life to protect yourself, your family and your community from toxic chemicals? Then sign up for this web chat today.
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|Posted on November 22, 2013 at 5:20 PM||comments (0)|
I myself had two early births. My first was 4 weeks early and only weighed 4 1/2 pounds, my second child two weeks early & weighed 5 1/5 pounds. Doctors had no idea why and I was on bedrest with my first. I was not as aware back then of the dangerous chemicals in our body products and foods. When this article came out today it sure did make me stop and take notice. Everyday I work to remove known dangerous chemicals from my household. What about t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 17, 2013 at 5:05 PM||comments (6)|
EWG’s Skin Deep® Cosmetics Database is the world's largest safety reference tool for personal-care products. EWG has launched this app to provide you with easy-to-navigate safety ratings at your fingertips for a wide range of products and ingredients on the market.
Americans’ frequent exposure to cosmetics and personal-care products raises questions about the potential health risks of the myriad under-assessed ingredients they contain. These ingredients en...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 15, 2013 at 9:45 AM||comments (4)|
|Posted on November 12, 2013 at 9:40 AM||comments (0)|
The Hazardous 100+ list was updated on September 20, 2013 to reflect the European Union's naming of additional chemicals to the "Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern for Authorisation. Follow this link for the comeplete list. http://mindthestore.saferchemicals.org/pdf/mindthestore.org-full-list-toxic-chemicals.pdf
|Posted on October 28, 2013 at 8:00 PM||comments (8)|
The EWG has come out with another informative article, this time discussing the "dirty dozen", the list of 12 chemicals that disrupt the endocrine system.
What is the endocrine system?
The endocrine system is the system of glands, each of which secretes different types of hormones directly into the bloodstream (some of which are transported along nerve tracts to maintain homeostasis. The endocrine system is in contrast to the exocrine system, which secretes its chemi...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 28, 2013 at 12:50 AM||comments (0)|
A fresh batch of Cinnamon Oatmeal Soap for full bars.
A fresh batch of Honey Oatmeal soap for samples. There will be samples ready November 22nd for both soaps.
|Posted on October 23, 2013 at 10:10 AM||comments (0)|
My oh my this stuff is CREAMY!! We are trying a new brand of honey in our honey soaps & it is hard to not lick the spoon!