Topic: personal care products
Many a gynecologist has told us that menstruation is a blessing, not a curse, but no matter how “natural” it is, we’re not always so optimistic. For the most part, we tolerate our flow more than we embrace it. Nonetheless, there are a few things we can do to take the pain out of our periods. Unfortunately, some of those things — like bleached tampons, plastic pantyliners and the occasional plastic-wrapped chocolate binge — are not so kind to the environment.
We found 10 products to help you eco-fy your menses (that don’t involve becoming a hermit in the forest for one week every month): More
Trying to change the men in your life is probably not the wisest way to spend your time, but when we came across GOOD‘s article about the dangerous personal care products men use and what they should be using instead, we decided to break habit and preach to our Dads, brothers, boyfriends, husbands, and friends. There’s some toxic stuff in that Axe deodorant, and that cologne of his could also be causing sperm DNA damage. Not cool. More
Most of us have gotten into the habit of reading our food labels religiously, so that we can figure out what’s really organic, and what’s merely pretending to be in terms of what we put inside our bodies. But do … More
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