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The Green Life: Green Your Hygiene: Simple Suds

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June 07, 2010

Green Your Hygiene: Simple Suds

Green soap Keeping clean can be a dirty business. Freshen up your hygiene routine with this week's tips about greening your self-care.

Tip #1: Clean Washes 

Make your personal hygiene cleaner and greener by using organic soaps, shampoos, and detergents. Why? Synthetic suds are often composed of and fragranced with harmful chemicals that end up in waterways and could be rough on your skin.

While shopping for body-washing products, however, look out for greenwashing – the false marketing of products as being sustainable when they're not. Click here for resources about how to spot a fake green claim.

Tip #2: Clean Cosmetics

Tip #3: Natural Under-Armor

Tip #4: Better Bath Accessories

Tell us: What are your favorite organic personal-hygiene products?

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