Category Archives: Health Issues

GoodGuide’s Tips for a Safer Spring Cleaning

As soon as the calendar flips to April, the topic of spring cleaning takes over. Deals on products for organizing and cleaning are everywhere. Printable lists to keep you on-track are available from most of your favorite magazines, and favorite … Continue reading

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What’s In Your Dry Shampoo?

Dry Shampoo claims to absorb oil, mask shine, and leave hair smelling fresh and clean. While this group of products isn’t meant to permanently replace water-based hair washing, dry shampoos make it easy to skip a day or two in … Continue reading

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What’s In Toothpaste?

Toothpaste is among the most often used personal care product. Used daily at least, the health concerns for toothpaste come with how we use it. Not meant to be ingested, our mouths are among the most absorbent areas of the … Continue reading

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GoodGuide’s Top-Rated Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas

Stocking stuffers and secret Santa gifts often include cheap toys, inexpensive gadgets, and single-use plastic trinkets. With some simple strategies, we can make over these types of presents into well-loved gifts that are less toxic, won’t end up in a … Continue reading

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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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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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