Firecracker or Sparkler? Why Organic Personal Care Makes a Difference

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Firecracker or Sparkler? Why Organic Personal Care Makes a Difference

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Firecracker or Sparkler? Why Organic Personal Care Makes a Difference http://3bl.me/ampzp6 by @TaigaCompany #sustainability
Saturday, July 3, 2010 - 2:14pm

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With 4th of July right around the corner, you are probably attending a family BBQ, company picnic or some kind of other function.  Do you want to glam it up as a firecracker or a sparkler?  

They say beauty is only skin deep, but what you put on your skin matters.   Skin is the biggest organ in your body.  With growing eco awareness today is increased scrutiny in products we apply to our skin.
 
Traditionally, personal care product preferences have been very heavily brand-driven.   As a personal consultant to individuals seeking a more sustainable lifestyle, I encourage clients to evaluate alternatives to traditional brands.  Building a personal sustainability plan includes choosing products that are good for the environment as well as your personal health.  
 
Why opt for organic makeup?  According to the Organic Consumers Association (OCA), many conventional products continue to have alarmingly high levels of carcinogens and recommend avoiding products containing the following ingredients:
 
•    Cocoamidopropyl Betaine
•    Oelfin Sulfonate
•    Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate
•    Potassium Cocoyl Glutamate
•    Parabens
•    Phenoxyethenol
 
With so many eco friendly personal care products now available, there's also a variance in the degrees of how "clean" they are. Click here to continue reading.
 


Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".

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