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On Hand Sanitizer

Hand sanitizer. You squirt it, feel the cool tingling sensation, and spread it all over your hands. Then, you feel clean. It sounds pretty simple as an alternative to washing your hands with soap and water. It’s quick, portable, and convenient, especially when you don’t have running water nearby. Hand sanitizer or hand antiseptic is a […]

The Dangers of Febreze & Salubrious Alternatives

The Dangers of Febreze Photo Source Febreze is classified as an air freshner, created by Proctor & Gamble. It reports to work by “trapping” odor molecules in a donut-shaped chemical. The first thing that is really important to understand: the product does not remove odor molecules and it doesn’t clean the item it comes into contact with. […]

The Dangers of Synthetic Scents

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The dangers of synthetic scents aren’t always evident, but we have the science to prove that everyone, regardless of age or health, needs to make avoiding fake fragrances a major priority. A National Academy of Sciences points out some vital facts: About 95 percent of chemicals used in synthetic fragrances are derived from petroleum (crude oil). […]

How To Go Fragrance-Free!

via: (This site is full of great articles on removing toxic fragrances from your life.) by: Linda Sepp ll it takes is a decision to go fragrance-free! It should be easier than quitting smoking since there aren’t supposed to be addictive chemicals in fragrances, right? Due to the fact that so many people are now […]

Fabric Softener is the #1 Cause of Indoor Air Pollution

Fabric softener ads often portray an image of comfort, freshness and sweetness. Yet most fabric softeners contain a grim list of known toxins which can enter your body through the skin and by inhalation, causing a wide range of health problems, particularly for young children. Here are some of the harmful ingredients commonly found in liquid or […]

Candles Are Toxic!

Yup, besides laundry detergent, dryer sheets, air fresheners, and everything else you have to worry about when it comes to your health; you even have to worry about candles.  As it turns out they can emit harmful chemicals that can cause you and your loved ones health problems. Luckily not all of them are toxic, […]

The Benefits of White Vinegar for Laundry

Skin irritations and rashes are considered to be an unfortunate but common side effect of using a new laundry detergent. However, a study by the University of Washington has found that many of the top-selling laundry products are packed full of toxic compounds. Anne Steinemann, one of the professors who worked on the study, said she was […]

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