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5/18/2009
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the organization that is supposed to evaluate what’s good for you and not good for you, does not evaluate ingredients in beauty products. If the FDA isn’t going to monitor beauty products, who will? Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews two organizations that campaign for safer beauty products.
10/29/2009
A new Campaign for Safe Cosmetics report reveals traces of lead and other heavy metals in children’s face paints.
11/11/2009
 A study released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in September found lead in lipstick at much higher levels than those discovered by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC) in a 2007 study.
7/29/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace spots a great deal! Send in your old lipstick to Lavera, a natural cosmetics company, and Lavera will send you a $10 coupon to purchase a new, natural lipstick online!
7/1/2011
Research into the potential causes of obesity doesn't lead exclusively to a poor diet and lack of exercise: Environment and exposure to endocrine disruptors can also play a role in weight gain.
5/4/2011
Check out this excerpt from Healthy Beauty: Your Guide to Ingredients to Avoid and Products You Can Trust by Sam Epstein, MD, to find out more about how to swap out conventional products for healthier, natural alternatives.
6/7/2011
Check out this excerpt from Healthy Beauty: Your Guide to Ingredients to Avoid and Products You Can Trust by Sam Epstein, MD, to find out more about how to swap out conventional products for healthier, natural alternatives.
5/7/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Good For You Girls, a new line of natural beauty products specially formulated for teen girls.
4/29/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reveals what sunscreen active ingredients are safe and unsafe and recommends resources to find natural sunscreens.
8/15/2012
PURE Glass Bottle is a new portable re-usable glass drinking bottle designed with SafeShell technology to make it shatter-resistant.
5/17/2011
Practice food safety with summer grilling tips.
11/26/2013
Balanced Guru announces cruelty-free, certified organic powder face mask.
11/22/2011
To give your bedroom a boost, consider new paint suited to your personality. AFM Safecoat's Ayurveda Essence line allows you to choose colors based on your dosha, or personality type, within Ayurveda, the ancient Indian medicinal system.
8/26/2010
More than half a billion eggs possibly tainted with salmonella bacteria have been recalled. Avoid the scare by purchasing free-range, cage-free, organic and locally sourced eggs.
8/23/2010
If passed, the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act would regulate dangerous chemicals and offer Americans better health protection from toxins in everyday products.
8/9/2011
Heat illnesses are serious business, but they are also easily preventable. Read on to learn more.
6/14/2011
Keep your family safe and enjoy all of the fun of splishing, splashing and wading in the water with these pool safety tips for children!
1/27/2010
Hundreds of disease-causing chemicals could be lurking in your tap water thanks to outdated federal laws.
2/9/2012
It can be hard to remember which types of plastic are most hazardous to our health. Use this simple guide to plastics as a refresher course, and keep toxic plastics out of your life.
6/28/2011
Educate yourself about the recent outbreak of foodborne illnesses caused by sprouts and how to protect yourself.
1/31/2011
These three herbal staples treat acne, treat eczema and reduce inflammation.
4/27/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace explains how to recycle your empty cosmetics containers.
2/1/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural lip glaze and natural lip gloss from mineral makeup company, Monave.
1/4/2011
Obama is poised to sign the Food Safety Bill. Learn more about how you can guarantee the safety of your own food.
11/23/2010
Buying the right produce, using the best cookware and storing leftovers properly will result in a safe and delicious meal for your family and friends.
11/22/2011
Misunderstanding of the “use-by” or “sell-by” date on products (not the same as an expiration date) leads to tons of food waste each year.
7/11/2011
The stevia sweetener may be marketed across Europe as early as next year.
12/3/2009
Polish nails naturally with safe ingredients like Argan oil.
11/20/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Ross Stewart reviews the best new natural, nontoxic men’s shaving products. Find out which natural shaving creams, aftershaves, soaps, shave brushes and razors are the best.
12/30/2010
At the Herb Companion we are passionate about the well being of humans and animals alike, and we think it is important that our readers are informed of the cruelties of animal testing in the cosmetics industry, the availiable alternatives, and ways to fight back.
1/18/2011
Stand against animal testing with certified cruelty-free cosmetics and homemade lip balms and lotions.
7/13/2010
The sunscreens you use may not offer the amount of protection you need.
6/9/2010
Atrazine, a common herbicide that can cause birth defects, washes off crops and lawns and makes its way to our drinking water supply. Atrazine levels in our water supply are highest between the months of April and July, especially in the Midwest.
4/22/2010
Since 2005, the USDA has been certifying organic beauty products, but it has no control over the production and labeling of cosmetics and personal-care products—which is the exact problem the Organic Consumers Association wants to remedy with its “Coming Clean” campaign.
7/18/2011
Learn how to keep your kitchen a safe and healthy space for your family by following these tips.
8/16/2013
Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) lurks in many citrus-flavored sodas and sport drinks.
6/9/2011
Water bottles that are both reusable and self-filtering give people a thirst-quenching drink that is eco-friendly and safe.
3/9/2010
Diethyl phthalate is an ingredient used in many body care products that guest blogger Dawn has concern with. Learn how to use a costemic safety database to find out if your cosmetics are safe or include harmful ingredients.
12/21/2011
Two Lousiana residents have died after using a neti pot incorrectly. Learn which mistakes to avoid.
2/8/2011
Concerned about the U.S. Department of Agriculture's refusal to stop Monsanto? Here are four steps you can take now.
6/2/2009
Try our healthier alternatives to household cleaners with toxic ingredients.
7/25/2011
Parsley has been used in medicine, cosmetics and rituals throughout history.
3/7/2012
Campbell's Soup Company has announced it will start packaging its soups with BPA-free cans as soon as an alternative becomes available.
6/14/2011
These home remedies repel ants safely without the use of chemicals or toxins.
3/8/2011
Naturally healthy skin need not be a daunting, complex task. It can be a delightful ritual using natural ingredients found in your own home. The important first step is to simplify your beauty routine. Learn about the five necessities.
1/4/2011
One way to fight against animal cruelty in the cosmetics industry is to buy from certified cruelty-free companies. Another is to make your own products at home.
5/16/2012
Today, the Environmental Working Group released its 2012 Sunscreen Guide. See where your favorite sunscreen sits on the list.


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