We take probiotics to keep the good bacteria in our guts healthy. Skin relies on probiotics and good bacteria, called the microbiome, to maintain a healthy balance in the same way the gut does. So why not nurture the microbiome for healthy skin as well? (more…)
The secret is out. People want to buy products that won’t harm their health. Today we released What Shoppers Want: Safe & Healthy Products, a survey we conducted with our partners at Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families. The results are a big signal to companies and retailers everywhere: Shoppers surveyed prioritize the health & safety of a product and products being “free of certain toxic chemicals” over environmental impact, performance, and even price. (more…)
We’re so excited to announce we’ve added Happsy mattresses to the MADE SAFE® certified bedding category! Happsy is a revolutionary new company that offers affordable nontoxic bedding options for the whole family – delivered right to your door. (more…)
If you’ve ever looked at the label on a conventional pad or tampon box, you might find it lacking for ingredients. Maybe you’ve wondered what’s actually in there. But hey, it’s just cotton, right? (more…)
It’s officially spring, and that means most people are starting to spend more time outdoors. While we love all the benefits of Vitamin D, increased sun exposure also means increased risk from the sun’s rays. Now is a good time to think about protecting your skin from too much sun. (more…)
We’re excited to announce a new partnership with the far-reaching Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, a project of Breast Cancer Prevention Partners. The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics has endorsed the MADE SAFE seal. This means it’s encouraging its Business Network of over 1200 companies to become MADE SAFE certified and directing its followers to our website to find safe personal care products and cosmetics. (more…)
Every first and third Tuesday of the month at 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm Eastern, Made Safe executive director Amy Ziff opens up her office on Facebook Live to talk about toxic chemicals, safe solutions and products, and answer questions. Join us on our Facebook page!
This month we’re talking hair care. Tune in for these topics:
Tuesday, 4/4: Surfactants
Learn what surfactants are and why they’re in shampoo. Amy will name specific ones to watch for and talk safe shampoo.
Tuesday, 4/18: Emulsifiers
Most conditioners contain emulsifiers. But are they safe? What role do they play in conditioner? Learn what to watch for and what to opt for instead.
Organ(y)c has certified their Moderate Flow Pad as MADE SAFE, becoming one of the first brands with feminine care verified as made with safe ingredients not known to harm our health. (more…)
Guess what? MADE SAFE is one year old this month! It’s hard to believe it’s only been a year, because we’ve done so much:
By Emily Walsh, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance
“Educate Americans of all ages about the risks of poisoning.” The mission of National Poison Prevention Week is quite straightforward. Passed as an official awareness week by President Kennedy, the third week in March has been the cornerstone of poison prevention since 1961.