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  • toxic living bubble bath and the toxic tub
    March 7, 2018

    Toxic Living: Bubble Bath

    Bubble bath isn't an essential skincare product in the way that say, toothpaste is. But it makes bathtime fun for little ones, and feels luxurious and relaxing for adults. But before you pour a capful of bubble bath into the...

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  • toxic ingredients in sunscreen
    October 4, 2017

    The Ultimate Guide to Toxic Sunscreen Ingredients

    Isn’t it ironic that something created to protect us from life threatening illnesses may actually harm us? Take sunscreen, for example. You should use it every day. And you should put it on thick enough that it actually protects us...

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  • how to choose non toxic nappy rash cream
    August 24, 2017

    How to Choose a Non Toxic Nappy Rash Cream

    Some babies don’t need nappy rash creams at all. Some need them at every nappy change. No matter what your baby needs, here's how to choose a non toxic nappy rash cream. Why do you need to use a nappy...

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  • the base collective magnesium
    August 9, 2017

    How to Increase Your Magnesium Levels Naturally

    Our bodies need magnesium for all sorts of things like muscle and nerve function, regulating blood sugar levels and blood pressure, as well as making DNA, bones and protein. Studies by the US Department of Agriculture showed that nearly half...

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  • what are baby wipes made from
    June 27, 2017

    What Are Baby Wipes Made From?

    Baby wipes are something that you use an awful lot of when you have a baby. But what exactly is in those wipes? If you don't know, how do you know what to choose? Disposable baby wipes are basically made...

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  • toxic ingredients baby wipes
    May 28, 2017

    Baby Wipes: Toxic Ingredients You Should Avoid

    I've been examining a LOT of baby wipes recently, as I update our Baby Wipes Cheat Sheet. Although baby wipes manufacturers have cleaned up the ingredients in recent years, we're not there yet. There are still bad ingredients in baby...

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  • preservatives in organic skincare
    April 24, 2017

    Quick Guide to Preservatives in Organic Skincare

    I've written about preservatives in skincare before. But I had a query this week about which preservatives are okay, so I thought I'd write you a quick guide. EcoCert, the international organic inspection and certification body, approves a number of...

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