Nontoxic Nails By Suncoat

Nail polish was one category I’d been hesitating on changing since going nontoxic beginning in late 2012.  I’d been sticking to polishes that were free of the toxic trio (dibutyl phthalate, toluene, formaldehyde), but the fumes still gave me headaches. It got to the point where I painted only my toenails and even then I … Read more

GloMinerals Lip Gloss Review

My first GloMinerals purchase was an eye shadow trio that I bought on a shopping trip when I was trying to replace my toxic makeup.  Why did I decide to look for nontoxic makeup?  Well, in my quest to live better with hypothyroidism, I researched what lifestyle changes I could make.  One thing that kept … Read more

Pesticides in Food

What’s the concern about pesticides in foods? When I started this journey of making lifestyle changes in an effort to relieve the symptoms of hypothyroidism, I started doing some research about food. One thing kept coming up: it’s best to eat organic in order to avoid exposure to pesticides in foods. Until I started researching, … Read more

Nourish Organic Vanilla Almond Deodorant

Desperate for some relief from my hypothyroidism symptoms, I was willing to try ANYTHING.  Any little change that might help, I was going to try it – especially if it’s avoiding the use of products with endocrine disrupting chemicals.  Traditional deodorants contain things such as triclosan and synthetic fragrances, which are endocrine disruptors.  On top … Read more

Nontoxic Cleaners for the New Year

Is one of your new year’s resolutions to use safer cleaning products but unsure where to start?  Do nontoxic cleaners work as well as the ones you’ve been using all your life? How much do they cost?  Where does one find them? These are all questions I had when I started this journey.  When I … Read more

These Are A Few of My Favorite (Nontoxic) Things

If you read my bio, you’ll see that after struggling with hypothyroidism symptoms and not getting answers from my doctors, I decided to learn about endocrine disrupting chemicals and how prevalent they are in personal care products. So far most of my posts talk about what ingredients I avoid, and they’ve been heavy on food … Read more

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