Kidscounter: Safe, Non-Toxic, Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Wash

Do you really know what is in your child’s shampoo or conditioner? Probably not. That is because most products from major companies and corporations don’t have to disclose all the ingredients in their products. Sometimes, chemicals are the byproducts of other ingredients.  And many of these ingredients can be harmful to human health. Yes, something […]

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Interview with Beth Terry, Author of How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too

(First posted at Earth911.) Meet Beth Terry, the brains behind the blog My Plastic Free Life.  Inspired by a dramatic photo of a dead sea bird whose insides were riddled with plastic, Terry was spurred into action to eliminate her personal plastic use. My Plastic Free Life is an often funny and always inspiring blog where […]

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Happy holidays! (plus new resources and healthier products from BeautyCounter)

It has been another great year here at Non-Toxic Kids. As you know I have been advocating for a toxin-free environment for kids since the birth of my second daughter 7 years ago. I have written extensively for the need to reform our outdated and dysfunctional toxics laws and have been active on the issue […]

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5 Handmade Gifts Under $50

So much of the holidays these days are about large corporations. Turn in the TV for 2 seconds and you will see many vying for your hard earned dollars this holiday.  While sometimes their prices are good, the gifts are far from unique, are often made overseas with lax human rights and environmental standards, and […]

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Campaign for safe cosmetics

7 Ways to Detox Your Cosmetics Bag

(first posted at Earth911) If you are like most American women, you use over 12 different products each morning to get ready to face your day. These can include creams, make-up, deodorant, and perfumes. According to the Environmental Working Group, that means exposing ourselves to 168 chemicals daily. Many of these have never been tested […]

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Black Friday Gift Guide

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you  had a restful, tasty, and joyous time with your families. I won’t be going near any stores on black Friday. With a big adversion to crowds, lines, early or late shopping, it is not for me. I might saunter down to our little town at some point over the weekend. […]

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