Chemical Free

Rugs

Are Synthetic Rugs Toxic?

Are synthetic rugs toxic? The answer might surprise you. Synthetic rugs do indeed contain a large amount of chemicals which could be considered harmful to both humans and the environment. Although cheaper than natural, eco-friendly rugs, the health risk these pose completely outweighs the financial savings. That’s why, if you care about the health and …

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Best SLS-Free Face Wash in the UK

If you have sensitive, reactive skin, you might find that regular face wash products packed full of artificial chemicals do more harm than good. One particular culprit is sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS). SLS is a foaming agent that can irritate the skin and dry it out, which is why people with hypersensitive skin are often …

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Curly hair

Best Low-Poo Shampoos in the UK

If you haven’t already heard of low-poo shampoo, then it might sound a little strange. Shampoo described as “low-poo” means its free of sulphates, silicones and other harsh chemicals. Any form of shampoo that is made from natural ingredients and is free from sulphates and silicones can be referred to as “low-poo”. In its purest …

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Guide to Chemical-Free Living

We should start this guide by saying that “chemical-free” is actually a misnomer. Everything is made up of chemicals, so it’s technically impossible to go “chemical-free”. What we really mean by “chemical-free” is “free from harmful artificial chemicals”. Many products we use on a daily basis contain artificial chemicals that can be harmful to our …

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Tupperware

Is Tupperware BPA Free?

If you want to minimise your plastic waste or go entirely zero-waste, it’s likely you’ve dug out your mum’s vintage Tupperware containers or invested in some cute plastic food storage containers from your local second-hand store. However, using old Tupperware or plastic food containers like these might not be the most sensible or healthy option. …

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Toothpaste

Best SLS-Free Toothpastes in the UK

When you’re brushing your teeth, you might not think about the ingredients that you’re actually putting in your mouth. If you’re buying toothpaste in the UK, all of the ingredients used will have been tested and deemed safe by the relevant authorities. However, some ingredients can cause irritation and discomfort for some people. One of …

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