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Get tips and useful recipes for safe and natural alternatives to products that have been validated as harmful by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). Be guided by articles containing information, research and consumer reviews about different cosmetics, personal body care items and other products whose ingredients have been cross-checked with EWG's cosmetics safety database.

EWG maintains that results of low hazard ratings pertaining to content levels of toxic ingredient do not serve as guarantees of product excellence or safety. However, it can provide a starting ground for further research into the safety of your personal care purchases.

 

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Is Desert Essence Organics' Natural Sunscreen Worth the Price?

Tired of burning, but unwilling to load up on chemical sunscreen? Desert Essence might have just the solution....

Benefits of Organic Vegetables

The benefits of organic vegetables range from health to environmental. This article lays out some of the biggest benefits of buying and eating organic vegetables and gives you some...

Research Personal Care Products with the Skin Deep Database

Want to find out what's really in your shampoo, body wash, and face scrub? Growing concerns over the safety of ingredients commonly found in personal care products prompted...

What's in Your Baby Wipes?

Most standard brands of baby wipes contain a preservative ingredient identified by the Environmental Working Group as a health hazard. Learn more about the hazard and how to ensure...

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    The Dirty Dozen: The Most Contaminated Fruits and Vegtables

    Choosing organically grown foods is a good way to avoid unnecessary exposure to toxic pesticides. Some fruits and vegetables have a much higher level of contamination than others. Here is a list of the...

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    Recipes for Homemade Fruit and Vegetable Wash Using Lemon

    The recent outbreaks of food-borne illness, such as E. Coli, have caused concern about the safety of fresh produce. Is there a way to naturally protect the produce you eat from contamination? Try using...

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    What's in Your Baby Wipes?

    Most standard brands of baby wipes contain a preservative ingredient identified by the Environmental Working Group as a health hazard. Learn more about the hazard and how to ensure your baby's wipes...

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    Research Personal Care Products with the Skin Deep Database

    Want to find out what's really in your shampoo, body wash, and face scrub? Growing concerns over the safety of ingredients commonly found in personal care products prompted the Environmental Working...

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    Safe Non-Toxic Nail Polish

    Conventional nail polishes contain many toxic chemicals including formaldehyde, toulene, and dibutyl-pthalate (DBP). Luckily, several companies now produce non-toxic nail polish for concerned green...

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