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Smackdown fluoride toothpaste natural vs mainstream

Jul 10, 2020

Fluoride Toothpaste Smackdown - Natural vs Mainstream

We know that fluoride can be controversial. But if you want fluoride in toothpaste, does that mean that you have to h...
toothpaste toxins toothpaste ingredients to avoid

Mar 13, 2019

Toothpaste Toxins: Toothpaste Ingredients To Avoid

You brush your teeth twice a day, and spit out the toothpaste. And because you spit it out, it doesn't matter whethe...
reducing your toxic chemical exposure during pregnancy

Oct 9, 2018

Toxic Chemicals: What to Avoid When Pregnant

When you’re researching how to have a healthy pregnancy you’ll probably see a lot of scary stuff. Unfortunately there...
fluoride in toothpaste

Oct 5, 2018

Fluoride in Toothpaste: Yes or No?

Do we really need fluoride in toothpaste? Many places in Australia have had fluoridated water since the 1950s (althou...
disposable nappies

Sep 5, 2018

What to Look for in Disposable Nappies?

I've been selling disposable nappies here in Hello Charlie for years, and I'm still fascinated by how they work. I kn...
synthetic microfibers

Aug 15, 2018

Synthetic Microfibers: Why You Should Avoid Them

If you care about the environment, you’ve probably been trying to live a plastic free life as much as possible. You m...
baby soap and baby wash

Jul 27, 2018

Toxic Living: Baby Soap And Baby Wash

Bath soaps for adults often contain harsh synthetic ingredients. But that’s not true for children’s bath products, is...
Silicones in Makeup and Skin Care

Jul 20, 2018

Silicones In Makeup and Skin Care: Should You Avoid Them?

A while back, I decided to stop stocking a 'natural' brand of skincare here at Hello Charlie because they reformulate...
natural laundry powder

Jun 15, 2018

Shopping Guide: What To Look For In Natural Laundry Powders

Your favourite laundry detergent may get your whites white and your colours fast, but have you ever wondered how it a...
natural lip balm

May 7, 2018

How to Find the Best Natural Lip Balm

Why is it that some lip balms seem to leave your lips dry and flaky, no matter how many times you reapply? It's becau...
what to look for natural toothpaste 2

May 4, 2018

Shopping Guide: What To Look For In A Natural Toothpaste

We all use toothpaste twice a day. So it makes sense that our toothpaste should be one of the things that we look at ...
why you shouldn't clean with bleach

Apr 4, 2018

Why You Shouldn’t Clean with Bleach

People have been using chlorine bleach to clean their homes and clothing since the 1950s. For many, the smell of ble...

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