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The Ultimate Non-Toxic Laundry Guide

  Non-Toxic Laundry Let's talk non-toxic laundry. I know what you're thinking...but it's laundry, who cares? Well....you SHOULD and here's a few reasons why. First things first, your clothes. You're probably thinking, non-toxic laundry seems unnecessary but I assure you it's not. When you wash your clothes, the detergents are typically filled with these seemingly heavenly scents. But lemme just tell you....those bad boys are TOXIC. We've talked about this before but fragrance is one of the most toxic things ever. Thousands of chemicals can lie and be hidden in the word fragrance. It's easy to just forget about this ingredient because it's truly in everyyyything. It's HARD to find products that don't have fragrance in them but just know, that's what I'm here...

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3 Easy Ways to Help the Earth!

    Happy Earth Day! Now, if you would've told me it was Earth Day a few years ago I probably wouldn't have cared, but man am I thankful to say how much I've changed. When Rialand and I first started dating (over five years ago), I wasn't really into the whole recycling thing. But ever since then, once I realized how much of an impact we can make, it mattered to me. There are so so many ways we can help the Earth and be a little more conscious of our daily habits.  1. Buy an eco- friendly, non- toxic sunscreen!  I know what you're thinking, wait how can sunscreen help the earth? Why eco-friendly? In 2018 Hawaii banned...

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Shampoo can't be that bad for you, right?

      Wrong. I know what you're thinking, how could shampoo possibly be bad for me? It's shampoo, I use it every day. Trust me, I know how you feel. But I'm here to shed some light on this subject. When I got into the world of non-toxic living a few years ago, my shampoo and conditioner were the first things to go. I knew it smelled too good to be true. Not to mention I also knew that those scents couldn't have been created from natural ingredients, and what do ya know, I was right. I know that this non-toxic world is HUGE now. There's an influx of information out there. How do you know where to look?...

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In the Ingredients by Lauren Dailey

    Hi! I’m Lauren Dailey and this is my family. We live in Alabama, where my husband is a high-school band director and I am a stay-at-home mom & holistic educator. We’re busy, but our life-experiences and education provide us with tools to help others, and we’re passionate about sharing that. I’m so excited to have the opportunity to share a little bit of our journey with you! So, my professional background is in food. I’m a certified chef out of Johnson & Wales University (where I met Brandy!) and I previously worked in kitchens and catering. Attention to ingredients and detail has always been a priority to me and I absolutely love learning everything I can about the...

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The Stinky Scoop

  "This is about progress, not perfection, because every little bit counts." -Beauty Counter  If you know me personally then you know I've slowly transitioned into a non-toxic lifestyle. And if I'm being honest, it's not even about me, it's about my family. At first when I transitioned into this lifestyle, I had no clue what to even look for. I was using Bath & Body works products because I thought they smelled amazing. I doused myself in perfume everyday because I loved it so much. It wasn't until my sweet friend Morgan shared "The Never List" with me and opened my mind to a world of education. On this list is a compilation of all the top ingredients to...

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