Cleaner & Safer Products For You and Your Family
At Enhanced Wellness Living we are always on the lookout for cleaner and safer products to use in our daily life to reduce toxic burden in our bodies. We want to help you and your family choose products you can use safely too without second guessing ingredients. Because we are surrounded by toxins every day with the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink, and you guessed it, the personal products we use on our bodies and in our homes, we must choose wisely to promote resilience and longevity. This is why we have shared all of the Products We Love below so you can reduce and eliminate toxins in 2023 to keep moving forward in your Health Journey to Live Life Well!
Have you ever gotten a rash or itchy armpits from a deodorant you’re using? Maybe deodorant makes you sweat more or you couldn’t find one that didn’t make you smell even worse. The truth is that most deodorants contain aluminum (a neurotoxin) and other toxins in the form of chemicals, fragrances, and hormone disruptors. These can cause allergic reactions, change the natural microbiome (bacteria) of your armpit, mess with your hormones, and may cause serious health issues down the line with consistent use. The following are some clean deodorant brands to try:
Did you know your gut health starts with good oral health? Having a fresh and clean mouth shouldn’t come at a cost, so avoiding toxins in your toothpaste is important. Ingredients to look out for include: Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS), Polyethylene Glycol (PEGS), Fluoride (a neurotoxin), Parabens, Carrageenan, Triclosan, Alcohol, Sugar, and Gluten (especially if you are intolerant!). The following are some clean toothpaste brands to try:
Make a relaxing shower even more so knowing you are avoiding toxins in your self-care products. Shampoo and soap are tricky to find the right ones that work with your skin and hair type so be ready for some trial and error here! Avoid the following ingredients when searching for the right product matches for you: Sulfates, Parabens, Phthalates, Mineral Oil, Retinyl Palmitate, Coal Tar, Hydroquinone, Triclosan, Triclocarban, Formaldehyde, and Synthetic Fragrances. The following are some clean shampoo and soap brands to try:
When searching for the right lotion, it’s important to find one that complements your skin type while offering hydration and moisture without: clogging your pores, causing allergic reactions, and coating your largest organ in toxic ingredients. Ingredients to avoid are: Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA), DMDM Hydantoin, Fragrance and Parfum, Parabens, Retinyl Palmitate, and Trienthanolamine. The following are some clean lotion brands to try:
*At this point you’ve probably noticed the toxins listed under each category overlap some so from here on out simply check out the safe product brands listed under each and keep an eye out to avoid the mentioned toxins! *
Protect your skin from premature aging with safe products that don’t include harsh chemicals. The following are some clean sunscreen brands to try:
The chemicals in well-known skincare brands can cause damage to skin and lead to serious health problems. Thankfully, there are many non-toxic skincare options available that can help keep your skin healthy and beautiful without harming your body or the environment. Look for products that are free of harsh chemicals, such as parabens, BHAs, sulfates, and synthetic fragrances. The following are some clean skincare brands to try:
Look and feel beautiful without all that extra (toxic) baggage! The following are some clean makeup brands to try:
Laundry Detergent/Cleaning Products
Your laundry detergent may make your clothes smell delightful but chances are high that smell was manufactured from a toxic mix of chemicals and fragrances. The same goes for your cleaning products, if they have a sweet smell you can almost bet it contains natural fragrances and chemicals that damage your health. Protect the health and integrity of your gut microbiome with cleaner detergent and cleaning product alternatives like:
Download the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Healthy Living App today for more healthy living inspo! Choosing safer and cleaner product alternatives that you and your family use on a day to day basis is the key to Live Life Well!