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64% of Americans concerned about toxins in the home (with good reason!)

Here’s some encouraging new research which suggests growing public awareness around toxins in skin care, home cleaning products, etc. (even if 50% of Americans are still in the dark about this important health issue)… Read more >

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GQ makes a point: “The stuff you slather on yourself… should be as all-natural as your food.”

It’s good to see GQ start educating men about the importance of using natural grooming products. Here’s an excerpt from their November 2011 issue, said in true GQ style: The stuff you slather on.. Read more >

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Men, it’s time to detox your dopp kit!

Our first “shelf-talker” Here’s a peek at our first piece of collateral for use in retail stores carrying our product. The main goal with this “shelf-talker” is to spark greater awareness re: the rampant.. Read more >

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Seriously, what are you putting on your skin every day?

We’re so busy doing all the mechanical things entrepreneurs must do (design products, configure web sites, manage the finances, train interns, etc), we sometimes forget to talk about the toxins in personal care, which.. Read more >

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Our society: laced with chemicals

According to the E.P.A., some eighty-two thousand chemicals are registered for use in commerce in the United States, with about seven hundred new chemicals introduced each year. In 1998, the E.P.A. found that, among.. Read more >

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Are industrial chemicals causing a silent pandemic?

We encourage you to watch this video if you’re at all concerned about the rampant, largely unchecked use of synthetic chemicals in the U.S. personal care industry. We’re not saying this video is ‘the.. Read more >

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Change in the air for personal care

There’s some pretty MAJOR stuff going down in the personal care industry right now. First up, a bill called The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 has just been introduced in Congress. Here’s an excerpt.. Read more >

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Learn about the toxins in your personal care

Check out this brief video for a good primer on what may be lurking in your personal care. Environmental Working Group has become an awesome resource for consumers and is spearheading the movement towards.. Read more >

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Awareness re: rampant use of toxins on the rise

In case you missed it, one of the most popular articles on the NY Times web site this week, New Alarm Bells About Chemicals and Cancer, cites a new report by the President’s Cancer.. Read more >

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75% of so-called natural personal care not so natural

Some telling snippets from CGI’s recent article, Naturals Market Maintains Strong Global Growth: … Nearly 75% of so-called natural personal care products are not so natural after all. The overwhelming majority are considered “natural-inspired,”.. Read more >

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