I’m often asked what easy, safe, effective swaps can be made in the kitchen. Replacing single and multi use plastics are my Safer Swaps Specialty. …
Toxin-Free Itch Relief: My Oatmeal Bath Recipe
Skip the store-bought oatmeal baths and oatmeal lotions for itch relief! Save your money, your skin, and your health by making your own safe version! …
Five Non-Toxic Ways To Protect Your Swimmers From Chlorine
I grew up swimming on the swim team in public pools so full of chlorine that I am sure you could have smelled me coming …
The Not-So-Hidden Dangers of Petroleum Jelly/Vaseline
A plea for you to STOP using petroleum jelly and petroleum-based products. Petroleum Jelly is
contaminated with toxic chemicals called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) which are a cancer risk.
Books For Safer Solutions And A Healing Journey
What do you like to do in your spare time? I think you’ll find below that it’s obvious that I really love to read. But where some of my friends, justifiably pick up a fiction novel to escape into, my passion is continuing my education and learning about the hidden, toxic dangers in the every day products we use.
Top Clean Living Products You Can Order From Amazon Today!
Each of the items below is individually vetted and reviewed by me. I’m pleased to present you this list of Clean Living products you can order from Amazon today!
Easily Save Your Chapped Winter Lips!
I don’t know about you, but my lips often have some dry skin hanging off this time of year. I love my Beautycounter Polish & …
If You Can’t Eat It, Don’t Use It On Your Lips!
Anything you put on your lips ultimately ends up in your mouth or gets absorbed by your skin. Do you know what ingredients are in …
Switching to Safe Deodorant
When I saw my first functional medicine doctor, she talked to me about the hazards of all kinds of toxins I had never even heard of, let alone considered could be making me sick. After doing extensive reading, I switched all my daily products. As I scanned each product with the Think Dirty App (free download), I realized my products were toxic like my doctor warned me, and I’d been buying a lot of them because I thought they were more natural. The toxic ingredients in my antiperspirant were just as harmful as all the other products I was putting on my skin and hair. So, I committed to switching to natural deodorant and ditching the antiperspirant.
Safer Solutions for Your Cookware
It never occurred to me, before becoming sick in 2016, that what I put on my skin could contribute to illness. It also never occurred to me that the healthy foods I was eating could be absorbing toxic ingredients from my cookware. Some of the same toxins found in my blood test are found in our everyday cookware, such as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), Perfluorinated chemicals (PFAS), Aluminum, Copper, Cadmium, Chromium, Nickel, and Lead. So I switched my cookware, and today I am delving deeper into the subject for you and me. Read on to learn more about the currently popular cookware types, what I recommend using, phasing out, and tossing out all together.