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Is your soap doing damage? Sodium lauryl sulfate irritates skin and damages pores

3/27/2015 - The market is saturated with different kinds of soap, but many of these commercial brands are really all the same, because they contain a harsh detergent chemical called sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS). This detergent chemical is a rogue emulsifier that removes oil from the hair and skin. SLS is cheap to...

Get rid of body odor naturally by addressing the source

11/17/2014 - There are two things to ask yourself if you have a problem with body odor: Am I healthy? Am I using the right soap and skin care products? You may have noticed "Do I shower often enough" was left out. That's because when the body is healthy, showering is about removing dirt and odors from sources...

Illinois bans soap containing plastic microbeads

6/10/2014 - Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has just signed a bill into law banning the manufacture and sale of microbeads. These plastic particles, about the size of fish eggs, are used in commercial exfoliating soaps. Illinois officially became the first state to ban microbeads in cosmetics products, setting a...

Increasing number of people suffer allergic rashes from soap chemical

3/27/2014 - Antibacterial soaps and wipes have become the "go-to" products in commercial body care, promising greater protection from bacteria and viruses that make people sick. What these cheap, deceptive, mainstream chemical concoctions fail to mention is that they often subject consumers to allergic reactions,...

FDA may ban antibacterial soap ingredients such as triclosan

12/20/2013 - Soap, shampoo and personal care product manufacturers have been adding it to their consumer formulas for decades, even though the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it has never been proven safe or effective. But now the agency is proposing that triclosan, a common antibacterial chemical found...

Antibacterial soap pollutes rivers, adds to bacterial resistance

10/2/2013 - New highly resistant strains of bacteria are showing up in urban water sources and regional streams and rivers. These new bacteria strains are rendering new antibiotics practically useless. New environmental studies from the Chicago metro-area are now reporting disturbing levels of powerful bacteria...

Top five reasons to use goat's milk soap

6/14/2013 - Consumers are becoming more aware of the chemical mass production of commercial body care products that are loaded with synthetic ingredients. Possibly a symptom of an economy looking to cut costs, body care products like soap and deodorant have moved away from being "personal care" products to being...

New warning: dangerous antibacterial soap chemical found in fish

4/20/2011 - The current mania over putting anti-bacterial chemicals in everything from cleaning wipes and hand soap to detergent and toothpaste has resulted in the widespread contamination of the environment with two related toxins often found in these products -- triclocarban (TCC) and triclosan. Never mind...

Chemicals in soap can harm children

2/3/2011 - The active ingredient in antibacterial soap may produce allergies in children, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Michigan and published in the journal "Environmental Health Perspectives." The chemical, known as triclosan, has previously been implicated in immune...

Use Natural Liquid Castile Soap for Safe and Wonderful Homemade Shampoos

9/10/2010 - Many of us look forward to shampooing our hair with visions of beautiful, shiny, bouncy hair as portrayed by those enticing shampoo commercials that we have become so familiar with. Little do we realize that the very shampoos that are giving us that lustrous look may at the same time be endangering...

Tooth Soap founder Karen Adler speaks out about creating a successful business as a working mom

3/6/2010 - In a video interview now posted on YouTube, Tooth Soap founder Karen Adler speaks out about how she found the courage and creativity to create the Tooth Soap product line and grow her business to the internationally-recognized success it has become today. In the video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vNm3RNxjvc),...

Natural dental products: Tooth Soap, Dental Miracle, Weleda and more

3/3/2010 - I've been a fan of Tooth Soap for years. This is the product that replaces the usual toothpaste products with far more natural, gentle teeth-washing ingredients. That's why, along with Dental Miracle (www.DentalMiracle.com), it has remained among my top-recommended products for oral health. (Many other...

The Benefits of Using Real, Natural Soap

4/24/2009 - The next time you walk down the soap aisle at your favorite store enjoying the fresh, clean scents and the bright colorful packaging, pay attention. Look at the labels. The vast majority of the products on the shelf don't say 'soap' on their labels. They might be called beauty bars, moisturizing bars,...

Experience the Benefits of Utopia Silver Gold and Silver Soap Bars (Product Review)

11/5/2008 - The allure of gold and silver has held humanity's captivation throughout history. The true reason behind this appeal, beyond the symbol of wealth, is not known but there have been many postulations. When one is familiar with the properties of silver, then it's easy to assume that the long held value...

Moisturize Your Skin With Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps

10/17/2008 - Clear skin is a priority for many people since the condition of the skin reveals a lot about the health of the person; and therefore, beautiful skin is naturally attractive. Because health is revealed on the outside, having skin problems can really affect a person`s self image; hence the term "feeling...

Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps Sues Estee Lauder and Others Over "Organic Cheater" Labeling

5/7/2008 - Following the Organic Consumers Association's revelations that so-called "organic" or "natural" product brands were actually made with toxic chemicals such as 1,4-dioxane, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps has sued numerous companies in the industry that it accuses of using misleading labeling to deceive consumers....

Super Healthy Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season

11/28/2007 - If you're giving gifts to friends, relatives or coworkers this holiday season, be sure to consider the nature of the gift itself: Does it promote health? Was it sustainably created? When it is disposed of or consumed, what kind of impact will it have on the environment? Was it created with honest labor,...

Half a million loads of laundry will now be chemical free thanks to availability of eco-friendly "soap nuts" laundry detergent

10/1/2007 - American consumers are increasingly aware that plastics contain bisphenol-A, air fresheners contain phthalates, and antibacterial soaps contain a chemical called Triclosan, but few people realize that laundry detergent products often contain synthetic chemicals that pose a hazard to human health as...

Update on soap berries, teleseminars and writing opportunities for NaturalNews

8/13/2007 - Here's an update on all the events and projects happening at NaturalNews. First, let's start with the soap berries project: We have received requests for more than 3,000 kilos of soap berries from NaturalNews readers (this is the natural laundry detergent replacement that grows on trees). Right now, we're...

Natural soap berry laundry detergent co-op buying opportunity announced at NaturalNews.com

7/31/2007 - This is a rare opportunity to take part in a cooperative product acquisition effort organized by NaturalNews.com and designed to help consumers eliminate the toxic chemicals found in manufactured laundry detergent products. A few months ago, we announced a product called Maggie's Soap Nuts -- a natural...

Revolutionary laundry soap product grows on trees, replaces laundry detergent with eco-friendly solution

5/30/2007 - I've discovered an amazing new product that replaces commercial laundry detergents with a natural soap that literally grows on trees! This is a very big deal because the laundry room is one of the most toxic rooms in the home of a typical consumer. Commercial laundry detergents, fabric softeners and...

Narco drug test kit used by cops reveals counterfeit "natural" soap products made from petroleum chemicals

5/13/2007 - The Bronner family, makers of the popular organic Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps have released a new video of NarcoPouch(R) 928 field drug tests of its soaps and other brands. The results prove that the test kit which was used to jail Don Bolles, drummer for the legendary punk band The Germs (http://www.germsreturn.com)...

Report: Soap and water as effective as environment-damaging antibacterial cleaners

1/8/2007 - According to a report in the January issue of the Harvard Health Letter, regular soap and water is just as effective as hand sanitizers and antibacterial soap when used correctly and frequently. Past studies have revealed that 15 seconds of hand washing with regular soap and water eliminates 90 percent...

Dangerous chemicals in personal care products compromise health

3/7/2005 - Researchers are now finding that the active ingredient in antimicrobial soaps and personal care products causes nerve damage. This really isn't surprising: I've been warning readers about this for years. The ingredient is called MIT (methylisothiazolinone), and it is found in antimicrobial soaps, hand...

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