Author Archives: GoodGuide Team

Ingredient Spotlight: Parabens

What are Parabens and should they be avoided? Marketing messages loaded with ingredient based buzzwords fill store aisles in the personal care department. There are packaging claims that target consumer desires, like all-natural and hypoallergenic. Or the ones that are … Continue reading

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[GoodGuide Updates] Smart Search on the Homepage

We recently created a new search option on our homepage to make it easier to find the product ratings you are looking for. Now, with just a couple of clicks, you can breeze through our catalog of about 100,000 products and dozens … Continue reading

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What Is (your) Sunscreen Made Of?

Category Spotlight: Sunscreen Sunscreen is a $1.85 billion industry in the US. The sun care category is among the fastest growing in skin care overall, supported by growing consumer awareness about the dangers of sun-damaged skin. When choosing a new … Continue reading

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Best Way to Avoid Undisclosed Ingredients? Know Your Scents 

The term “fragrance” as listed on an ingredient label is protected under the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act of 1966. Fragrance is still considered a proprietary ingredient, and unfortunately the regulation designed to conceal ingredients from the eyes of competitors … Continue reading

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Behind a Product Rating – Hand Wash

Method Gel Hand Wash Gets a GoodGuide Rating of 10 Health Rating: 10 Negative Aspects: 8. There are 3 ingredients listed that are restricted for use (follow the links for more information about each ingredient): Glycerin, Citric Acid, and D&C Red 33 Certifications: 10. This product is … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning? 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Chemicals

Cleaning products are among the most significant sources of exposure to toxic chemicals in the home. Here are 5 easy ways to reduce your exposure while cleaning. Continue reading

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GoodGuide Partners with Good Housekeeping

As trusted voices in consumer product advocacy, GoodGuide and the GH Institute have come together to provide GoodGuide ratings and Good Housekeeping Seal information all in one place—on GoodGuide! Now, when you search GoodGuide for a product you can see … Continue reading

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