23 Jan 2019
When you completed your bathroom ablutions today, did you use deodorant? Toothpaste? Mouthwash? Did your routine involve soap? Body wash?  Facial wipes? Shaving cream?  Perhaps your baby or grandchild was nearby, comfortably Zen with a teething ring? Toxic invisible Triclosan may have been in any one or all of these products. Triclosan, the super anti-bacterial whitish crystalline powder is often...
11 Dec 2018
Holiday Season is the perfect time to freshen up the pooch. Now we that are all on board with natural shampoos... Well, most of us hopefully... We can begin to get our dogs chemical free as well! Shampoo Bars are the best way to clean your dogs coat without the mess and toxicity of liquid shampoos. See our article on Zero Waste Shampoo Instructions: 1. Wet dog thoroughly using warm water. 2. Rub...
07 Nov 2018
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Frankincense, (aka olibanum) an aromatic resin retrieved from the boswellia trees in India, has been highly revered since ancient times as a sacred medicine. As an incense, it was burned to ward off negative energy in temples, churches and used for sacred rituals. Modern research is discovering its anti-inflammatory and hepatoprotective properties to be beneficial in treating serious illnesses,...
06 Nov 2018
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As we all try and do our part in reducing waste, we simultaneously begin to look at how consumption is affecting our health. We become aware of what we eat, use and eliminate down the drain and into our garbage and recycle bins. Our skin improves with the decrease in chemicals and our environment throws their branches up in a cheer for a cleaner world. Since we started making shampoo bars, (basic...
22 Oct 2018
It was 8 years ago that I reviewed “Lipstick’s lethal lead’. I think it’s time to check it out again. Back then I wrote We eat while wearing lipstickWe drink while wearing lipstickWe kiss while wearing lipstick.We spread the lead around. The average American woman, inadvertently, can eat 4 pounds of her lipstick in her lifetime. No exposure is without harm. But this is not new news. Back in 2003...
12 Oct 2018
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"The-New-Second-Hand-Smoke" The information on the toxic effects of chemical fragrances is exploding in the health industry. "The-New-Second-Hand-Smoke" is what people are now calling perfumes and colognes. The fumes linger for hours and are not only hazardous to the users, but bystanders as well. Ever notice the increase of signs in public waiting places, "No Scents Please"? This is because...
03 Sep 2018
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If you're anything like me, packing for a trip requires making lists, strategic planning, packing and unpacking and re-packing a few (million) times. I always end up either bringing too much or not enough. It's difficult to know what you will need while travelling and what you can do without. In the end, I have decided it's better to have more than enough than finding yourself sans shampoo or an...
25 Aug 2018
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Mineral Oil Definition: Noun: a distillation product of petroleum, especially one used as a lubricant, moisturizer, or laxative. The Debate: Is mineral oil safe for the skin? Finding the answer can be confusing. Some say yes. Some say no. We do our research and...  We say NO. Mineral oil is petroleum based and offers no nutritious benefits to the skin.  It might be ‘considered’ safe but that is...
17 May 2018
Painkillers, antibiotics, meds and moreAntifungals, diuretics, and satins galoreOur cupboards are full of small coloured pillsWe pop ‘em like candy, to cure all our ills It gets more complex, the harder we tryOne enemy now is the sun in the skyOnce comfortable, yet cautious, on sunny daysWe are now allergic to the sun’s hot rays Rashes, blisters, redness and painGo away SUN. Bring on the...
12 Dec 2017
The holidays are a time of giving, so why not give gifts that create less waste! Here at Earth to Body, we care about the environment so here is a list of gifts that can be reused, recycled and decomposed.  Cute jars are amazing for storing little trinkets or food. We love these jars for herbs, spices, coffee, teas, candies, sugar, salt or other kitchen items.They are also useful for the sewing...

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