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Malcolm Rands’ tips for good health

There’s no way to avoid toxins in daily life, but Malcolm Rands has four ways of keeping well that will help our bodies mount a defence.

By Malcolm Rands
October 7th, 2015
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Are ethanolamines worth the risk?

We choose to follow the precautionary principle and leave out ingredients where there is doubt over their safety – and ethanolamines are an ingredient that health concerns have been raised over.

By amanda
July 20th, 2015
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What’s behind the rise in allergies and what can you do about them?

It’s not easy to explain the rise in different types of allergies, but there are many theories about what’s causing the problem.

By Melanie Rands
April 30th, 2015
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5 steps to greener baby care

Making safer choices when it comes to your baby’s food, toys, clothing and household are all part of the mix when it comes to making babycare that much more eco-friendly.

By Pinky McKay
January 22nd, 2015
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How to make your home healthier for baby

Parents know it’s important to give their baby healthy food, but what comes into contact with a baby’s skin is just as important. Here’s a collection of tips for the home, with your baby in mind.

By Melanie Rands
January 16th, 2015
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Follow these six tips for healthy hair

Opting for haircare products without nasty chemicals that can be harsh on hair is a great first step when it comes to caring for your locks. But there are lots of other ways to give your hair a boost that aren’t just about the products you put on it.

By Melanie Rands
December 16th, 2014
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For healthy hair, avoid these five chemicals

Haircare products, along with other other cosmetic and personal care products we use every day, contain thousands of ingredients. Lots of these won’t harm your health, but others have been linked to health issues like disruption of our hormone system and irritation of our skin, scalp and eyes.

By Melanie Rands
December 16th, 2014
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Nasty chemical of the month: bleach (sodium hypochlorite)

You won’t find sodium hypochlorite in ecostore cleaners because of the health and environmental concerns associated with it. Instead of sodium hypochlorite, you’ll see sodium percarbonate on ecostore product labels.

By amanda
February 16th, 2015
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Nasty chemical of the month: Propylene glycol

Propylene glycol is an ingredient we choose to leave out of our products. That decision is grounded in the precautionary principle – our belief that if there’s doubt about the safety of an ingredient we’d rather find a safer alternative.

By amanda
November 28th, 2014
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Nasty chemical of the month: Polyethylene glycols

Polyethylene glycols (PEGs) are chemicals found in lots of everyday products, but with the health concerns that surround them, we choose to avoid putting them in our products. Here’s why – and what we use instead.

By amanda
October 29th, 2014
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