What’s In Your Deodorant?

Mainstream personal care products usually contain harmful toxic ingredients.  For example, check out the Environmental Working Group report on Secret Clinical Strength Antiperspirant or do a search for your own products.  Because we come into contact daily with so many toxins that are outside our control, I have focused on doing my best to use […]

What’s in Your Makeup?

Just like most commercial personal care products, makeup products are often laden with problematic ingredients.  Many also contain gluten. Unfortunately gluten is not always easy to spot as complete ingredients are not always listed or may include derivatives of gluten.  Checking a company’s website or contacting them directly to ask about gluten in specific products […]

What’s in your Shaving Cream?

Like most commercial personal care products, there are some nasty chemicals in shaving cream.  This post from Annmarie Gianni Skin Care is a good summary.  If you want to check what’s in your particular brand, visit the EWG skin deep database. For ladies shaving in the shower, it’s very easy to substitute your favorite chemical […]

Just Natural Hair Care

It’s pretty alarming what is in many of the products we use every day.  Especially for products I use on a daily basis, I want them to be as free as possible of questionable ingredients and I want them to work well and smell good.   I also want products that are gluten and soy free.  […]

Truly Pure and Natural Skin Care Products

A recent project was to examine all of the products in my house and check out the ingredients on the EWG website to find out what was really in them.  I was disappointed to find that many of my favorite “all natural and pure” skin care products had some questionable ingredients.  So I did a […]