My shower is a place to relax, refresh & recuperate. I’m definitely a personal care product hoarder – since I do have so many projects I try to switch out my shower products about every 4 weeks.
If you read my blog or any of my social media you already know that I’ve switched out all my TOXIC personal care and household products for safe non-toxic products. Every now and again I like to reinforce why this is so important and now is one of those times.
Toxic ingredients are endocrine disruptors, leading to cancer, autoimmune diseases and other illnesses. I was amazed that EVERY product that I had contained toxic ingredients. Even my beautiful, expensive makeup that I thought was so ‘perfect’! I was shocked because I thought the high-quality products in fancy stores were made from quality ingredients- but I was fooled- by advertising.
Our skin absorbs 60% of any topical product we use and more than 10,000 ingredients are allowed for use in our personal care items. Many of these ingredients are hazardous to our health but they are used in everything from makeup to shampoo and cleaning products!
I cannot stress enough that I do not share this to scare anyone or be a fear monger – I share this information because I genuinely care about people I want to educate everybody so they can live a safe, eco-conscious and green lifestyle.
Now, don’t stress out. There are tons of resources out there to help you make the switch.
You can download the thinkdirty app and easily scan products to find out their rating.
Follow various different blogs and social media accounts of people just like me promoting non-toxic lifestyles. Check out who I’m following on Instagram.
Below are the safe products I use everyday in the shower aka I’m currently I’m getting clean with these products: