GUIDE TO TOILETRIES SHOPPING

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Most beauty products on the market today are low in price but high in chemicals that can potentially be harmful to our hormones. The following collection of personal products is not complete by any means. Double check any products you use, or are considering buying, on this helpful online database by EWG. All of the items listed below have good to excellent ratings on EWG.

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The Honest Company – This company prides itself on what it doesn’t sell, namely the potentially toxic chemicals that are commonplace in most products. They offer a wide range of products from beauty products to diapers to household cleaners. And it was also founded by the talented actress, Jessica Alba.

HAIR

Free and Clear Hair Styling Gel – Good styling hold and suitable for men or women.

Andalou Naturals Perfect Hold Hair Spray – For those who need additional hold on styled hair.

Nature’s Blessings Hair Pomade – This product is also excellent for dry skin and chapped lips.

Avalon Biotin B-Complex Thickening Conditioner

Weleda Calendula Shampoo

Avalon Organics Shampoo Peppermint

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SKIN

Organic Lavender Nail Polish Remover

Weleda Birch Cellulite Oil – Smooths and helps improve skin appearance and tone.

Wise Woman Herbals All Purpose Salve – Do not let the name fool you, men may also use this wonderful salve. Apply to cuts and light wounds to help heal quicker.

Kiss My Face Pure Olive Oil Bar Soap

Tom’s of Maine Moisturizing Bar Soaps – This is available in several different scents.

Avalon Organics Hand and Body Lotion, Lavender – This natural lotion is also sold in peppermint or rosemary flavors.

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.

 – Warren Buffett

Avalon Organics Facial Cleanser, Lavender – This daily facial cleanser is perfect for men or women.

Avalon Organics Bath and Shower Gel, Lavender

Epsom Salt Magnesium Sulfate Soaking Solution – The affordable and healthy way to take a rejuvenating bath.

Aloe Vera Gel – This natural byproduct of a cactus helps to sooth sun burned skin or just to rehydrate skin.

Burt’s Bees Honey Lip Balm

Kiss My Face Natural Sunscreen SPF 40 – It’s quite hard to find a sunblock this high made without toxic hormone disruptors.

MEN’S

Burt’s Bees Aftershave  – An affordable aftershave with ingredients that are pronounceable and good for your skin.

Herban Cowboy Forest Deodorant – This brand also comes in several different scents.

Herban Cowboy Mountain Deodorant

WOMEN’S

Herban Cowboy Deodorant Blossom

Herban Cowboy Deodorant Love

ORAL

Tom’s of Maine Wicked Fresh Toothpaste, Cool Peppermint – Finally a natural toothpaste that does not taste like crap. And it’s good for you, too.

Tom’s of Maine Floss Flat-Anti Plaque Spearmint – Natural ingredients and a wide, flat shape for efficient cleaning.

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FRANK FALAT

I am the resident Diabetic Lifestyle Advocate at Five Hour Diabetic. Here I debunk conventional thinking about nutrition and exercise. My purpose is to enable diabetics to take back control of their health. And make simple recipes that honestly don’t suck.

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