New sunscreen monograph proposed by FDA
If you are planning on spending time in the summer sun, you might want to pay attention to the new suggested regulations for sunscreens. Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a rule that would update regulation requirements for most sunscreen products sold in the United States. The proposal focuses on ensuring that ...Read full post
The Effects of Chemical Sunscreens on our Coral Reefs
With summer fast approaching, many of us are already looking forward to spending days on the beach and getting in some much-needed vitamin D. But before you buy your sunscreen for the summer, we wanted to give you the lowdown on sunscreen ingredients and ocean health. Recent studies have found that sunscreen chemicals in many popular sun care ...Read full post
What does "organic" mean and how to tell if a product is truly "organic"
If you're like us, organic personal care is important. The great thing is that identifying certified organic products doesn't have to be time-consuming or difficult. If you are looking for certified organic products, here's a couple of ways to ensure you're getting the real deal. 1. Look for the term 'certified organic' and certified ...Read full post
Colorful Lip Balm at the Dentist
The dentist can be a scary place for kids (and even some adults), and it can be difficult for parents and dental office staff to reassure them that all will be fine. Colorful Lip Balm can help provide a solution! Patients can pick a color of lip balm they like (we have 10 different flavors!) and then apply it before they get their ...Read full post