Yes–the headline is scary, and I meant it that way. Did you know that many of today’s baby bath products contain carcinogen’s? I recently wrote a post for the Colic Calm Journal which opened my eyes to the very scary fact. In the article, I write, “It turns out that many of the bath products you probably use (Johnson and Johnson’s for goodness sake!) have two known carcinogens, 1,4-dioxane and formaldehyde, in them. Manufacturers are using these ingredients in products meant for babies, who are 100 times more sensitive than adults. Organic Consumers.org claims that the industry could easily take out these known carcinogens, if they just made the effort to do so.” So, I’ve made it a personal mission to take a closer look at the products I use on the kids, instead of just buying what I have a coupon for, I actually read the label. Here are five that passed the test, and more importantly (in the kid’s eyes anyway) make great bubbles. –Alex
Note–See bottom of post for more information on carcinogens in bath products. . .
I’m becoming a huge fan of all the Yes to Carrots products. Currently, I’m using this shampoo and body wash on the kids, and the regular body wash for myself (side note–the adult version makes [Read more…] about 5 Carcinogen-Free Bath Products