personal care products
What you can do: Shop for cosmetics with natural ingredients, and stay away from anything that lists “fragrance” or “parfum” as an ingredient.
What you can do: Look for the new certification label on your products in a few months; for now, buy products with simple, understandable ingredients.
What you can do: Know the no-no ingredients, including parabens, fragrance, triethanolamine, Quaternium-15, and anything that starts with “PEG.”
What you can do: Look for safer, organic salons that promote clean air and nontoxic products; schedule visits to standard salons for first thing in the morning.
What you can do: Avoid cosmetics with terms such as nano-, micronized, microscale, or fullerenes. Consider a sunscreen that’s not invisible.
What you can do: Know how to find healthier cosmetics without hazardous ingredients.
What you can do: Find out how many products in your daily life contain nanoparticles, and cut back on the ones with the greatest potential for harm.
What you can do: Vote organic with your dollar, brew green coffee to start your mornings, invest in a few good reusable bags and bottles that will last for years.
What you can do: Look for USDA-certified organic shampoos, lotions, and soaps if you're looking for truly organic products.
What you can do: Forego chemically scented perfumes, body sprays, soaps, cleaners, candles, air fresheners, and laundry products to save your indoor air and your health.