Looking to #switchtosafer in the New Year but don’t know where to start? Greg Renfrew the CEO & Founder of Beautycounter recently tweeted some of her tips to switching to safer products. These are some simple tips to start making a difference towards safer living. What number are you going to try first?
Healthy Tip #1: When possible, choose organic produce to reduce exposure to pesticides. Here’s the Dirty Dozen: http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/summary.php
Healthy Tip #2: It may seem simple, but removing your shoes is a great way to reduce your exposure to lead and pesticides.
Healthy Tip #3: Dust, vacuum and mop once a week to reduce exposure to household dust; a big exposure route for toxic chemicals.
Healthy Tip #4: For safer nail polish look for brands that avoid the “toxic trio” bit.ly/1IdW3Bj
Healthy Tip #5: Next time you’re on the market for a new couch, armchair, or mattress look for flame retardant free products.
Healthy Tip #6: Know your plastics. [Safer plastics = 1, 3, 5] [Avoid = 2, 5, 6] [With Caution = 7]
Healthy Tip #7: Cleaning products often contain toxic chemicals. Many safer products exist: bit.ly/1Mka3UV
Healthy Tip #8: If there is ONE change you make, skip perfume, cologne & air fresheners. Many contain hormone-disrupting chemicals.
Healthy Tip #9: If you need a safer all over body lotion, pick up a jar of coconut oil at your local grocery store.
Healthy Tip #10: Start your new year off right by purchasing Beautycounter’s beautiful products! Shop at www.beautycounter.com/christabacon