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#BetterThanClean is Finally Here!

We’re Hugh & Grace, the first luxury self-care brand that’s addressing health in a new way—through hormone-safe skincare.  Sara & Ben Jensen, Co-Founders of Hugh & Grace Most personal care products, including clean, non-toxic products, contain harmful...

#BetterThanClean is Finally Here!

We’re Hugh & Grace, the first luxury self-care brand that’s addressing health in a new way—through hormone-safe skincare.  Sara & Ben Jensen, Co-Founders of Hugh & Grace Most personal care products, including clean, non-toxic products, contain harmful...

#BetterThanClean is Finally Here!

We’re Hugh & Grace, the first luxury self-care brand that’s addressing health in a new way—through hormone-safe skincare.  Sara & Ben Jensen, Co-Founders of Hugh & Grace Most personal care products, including clean, non-toxic products, contain harmful...

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30+ Everyday Chemicals to Avoid During Pregnancy

30+ Everyday Chemicals to Avoid During Pregnancy

This article, originally published by Million Marker, was written in collaboration with Natalist, in an effort to inform and provide safer products for current and future parents. As parents, we all strive to help our children reach their fullest potential. We send...

Lathering Bodies with Chemical Slurries

Lathering Bodies with Chemical Slurries

We Need to Wake Up. The European Union has either restricted or completely banned more than 1,300 chemicals used in personal care products. In the US? Only eleven. The Guardian reports “The pendulum has swung in an extreme way and it’s really going to take a...

Everyday Toxic Chemicals: How to Protect Your Health

Everyday Toxic Chemicals: How to Protect Your Health

You might have heard about “endocrine disrupting chemicals,” “hormone disrupting chemicals” or “EDCs.” These are all terms for the same thing: toxic chemicals that mess up hormones. BPA (bisphenol A) is a well-known example.  But what exactly are the toxic...

Hormone Disrupting Environmental Chemicals

Hormone Disrupting Environmental Chemicals

Even Low Dose Exposure Matters. The Endocrine Disruption Organization states that hormone disrupting chemicals (also known as endocrine disrupting chemicals or EDCs) do not have a single potency and, therefore, should not be used to make regulatory decisions. For...

Beauty And The Toxic Beast

Beauty And The Toxic Beast

Lead And Coal Tar On Your Head. There are hundreds of hair dye products that consumers can choose from, and in those hundreds of products are combinations of more than 5,000 different chemicals that are not always listed on the label. It’s important that if...

Can Toxic Chemicals Harm Your Immune System?

Can Toxic Chemicals Harm Your Immune System?

What is the Immune System The immune system is a network within the body that protects us against disease. It fights off viruses and bacteria that can make us sick. It helps us recover when we are sick or injured. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the concept of...