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Bisphenol A (BPA), found in most major brand baby bottles, has been linked to cancer, impaired immune function, early onset of puberty, obesity, diabetes, and hyperactivity, and is especially dangerous to fetuses and children under the age of 3.
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Perfume and Cologne

4 ways to Green Your Perfume and Cologne

Most designer fragrances are concocted from a brew of synthetic petrochemicals. Luckily, many perfumers are going back to their sweet-smelling roots and creating scents crafted from earth- and health-safe natural plant oils.

  1. Choose natural perfume and cologne

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    Although it may be hard to give up a beloved perfume or cologne, treat your nose—and noses around you—to a scent made with health and environmental concerns in mind.

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  2. Wear essential oils

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    Dabbling in essential oils lets you create your own customized scent and avoid expensive, eco-unfriendly packaged fragrances.

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  3. Choose natural aftershave

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    Most aftershaves are made with petro-based alcohol and other chemicals. Opt for one with botanical astringents like witch hazel.

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  4. Choose eco-friendly packaging

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    Natural colognes and perfumes are a good first step toward greener living. Take another step and choose scents that sport minimal, eco-friendly packaging.

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Comments

12/04/2009
7:53pm
pmalemes

This eBay store sells phthalate-free, 100% pure grain alcohol and essential oil fragrances. I am the founder and can tell you they are 100% natural and non-toxic. Available in 4 scents! www.agapeandzoe.com

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