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 also helps us recover when we are sick or injured. Common immune responses include:...
Why “Safe” Chemicals May Actually Be Harmful – Tips to Protect Your Family
You’re picking up face cleanser at the supermarket. There are five or six to choose from. How do you decide which one to buy? A brand you’ve used in the past? The cheapest? The best smelling? The most natural? Maybe you read the label. But you’d need several...
EDCs in Skin Care: Ingredients to Avoid
In the United States, skin care products are not well regulated or screened for true safety. While other countries have banned hundreds of ingredients in personal care products, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned only 11 chemicals. ...
Can you Really Reduce your Chemical Body Load by Using Hugh & Grace Products?
In order to live a healthier, cleaner life, it’s important to reduce your chemical body load. But how many routines in our everyday life need to change in order to make a difference in our health? Cosmetics and personal care products are not...
Simple Swaps: Protecting Body Oil
This is the first of three blogs in our Simple Swap series, where we will recommend creative ways you can substitute Hugh & Grace products in place of products that have high toxin counts. If you’d like to learn 12 creative ways you can use the Protecting Body Oil as a substitute for products you already use, then please keeping reading! We hope you enjoy our Simple Swaps!
5 Simple Steps You Can Take Today to Reduce Your Chemical Body Load
Every day, we’re exposed to chemicals and toxins that can disrupt our endocrine system. It is possible to detoxify your life by taking steps to reduce your chemical body load, or the amount of chemicals in the body at any given time. In this post, you will learn about five simple steps that everyone can take to reduce their chemical body load.
How Taking Care of your Skin Impacts your Overall Health
If you wouldn’t eat it, you probably shouldn’t be putting it on your skin. We tend to be more cautious about what we put into our bodies versus what we put onto our bodies. Among many other reasons, this can be attributed to a lack of transparency regarding dangerous ingredients in personal care products. That’s where we come in.
Resources to Learn More about EDCs
Welcome to the Source! We’re so glad you’re here. Our goal is to provide helpful resources, knowledge, and tips to our followers about EDCs. Even though we pride ourselves on being EDC experts, we thought our readers could benefit from a few external resources to learn more.
Welcome to The Source!
Welcome to The Source! We are so happy you’re here. The Source is Hugh & Grace’s weekly blog that is dedicated to raising awareness surrounding the harmful effects that Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) have on our bodies. Our goal is to provide helpful resources, knowledge, and tips to our followers about EDCs.