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A Frightful Tale: Pervasive & Harmful Chemicals in Cosmetics, Home Products, Food, & More!

A Frightful Tale: Pervasive & Harmful Chemicals in Cosmetics, Home Products, Food, & More!

Halloween is right around the corner, so I thought it appropriate to share with you a scary and gloomy “story.” Ready? Hair-raising movies, ghosts, and the like may be frightening, but do you know what’s even scarier? Pervasive and persistent, toxic…

Optical Brighteners: Fight the Chemical Glow!

Optical Brighteners: Fight the Chemical Glow!

What does hair conditioner, your favorite white t-shirt, food packaging, and laundry detergent have in common? They all could potentially contain optical brighteners! Optical brighteners are a pesky class of synthetic chemicals with negative health and environmental effects that manufacturers love adding…