Our family pretty much never uses conventional antibacterial soaps or hand sanitizers. They contain harmful ingredients like triclosan and fragrances or skin irritants like alcohol. Instead, we use natural soap and water to wash our hands whenever we can. It is just as effective at killing germs and bacteria. And up until recently, when we […]
Before I started researching sunscreens a few years ago, I had believed what most people still do today – that we should always use sunscreen and even a moderate amount of sun exposure is dangerous for us. But here are a few facts about sun exposure and typical commercial sunscreens that have led me to think otherwise.
This week we’re going to talk about what we put onto our bodies. Why is this important? Our skin is our largest organ and it quickly absorbs the products that we put onto it, especially on young children, whose reproductive, respiratory, immune, and other systems haven’t fully developed yet. Let’s get serious about our skin!