Tag Archives: Toxins

How Young Is Too Young to Dye Your Child’s Hair? — Hair Color Age Minimum

Leave it until those rebellious teenage years! For now, enjoy whatever length, shape or colour they come in – “I really don’t think it’s safe to dye or bleach a child’s hair until after puberty, and ideally not until their late teens — at least 16,” advises Dr. Sejal Shah, a New York dermatological surgeon and RealSelf contributor. Here’s […]


Taiwan Recalls Quaker Oats Products Imported From U.S. After Detecting Glyphosate – EcoWatch

Yikes! A daily morning dose of pesticides with your brekkie? Not a good idea… – More bad news for Quaker Oats. A random inspection from Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) detected glyphosate in 10 out of 36 oatmeal products it tested, exceeding the country’s legal limit.Quaker Oats products sold in Taiwan were found to contain glyphosate […]


3 Reasons You Should Skip Fabric Softeners and Dryer Sheets – EcoWatch

Don’t be misled by your nose! One great reason (amongst others) to skip fragrance (and why we don’t use added fragrances in any of our products, after all, if you’ve got great, natural ingredients, shouldn’t they be left au naturel?) – Fragrance There are more than 3,000 fragrance ingredients in common household products—and scarcely any way to know […]


Probably Avoid These Skin Care Products If You Don’t Want Mercury Poisoning – Consumerist

Yikes! Why knowing what goes into your skincare, and where it comes from, is so important! – The FDA says many cosmetics marketed as “anti-aging” or “skin-lightening” contain mercury, and are usually marketed as treatments that remove age spots, freckles, blemishes, and wrinkles. Young people may also use them as acne treatments. So how will you […]