With so focus on what we put into our body, we need to examine what we put on our body. Harsh surfactants, artificial fragrances, and harmful chemicals may be lurking in body washes, lotions, shampoos, cosmetics, and even toothpaste. Skin is our largest organ and unlike the enzymes in our stomach that can break down toxins, our skin can absorb chemicals into the bloodstream.
The U.S. has not passed a major federal law to regulate the safety of ingredients used in personal care products since 1938.
Drunk on consumerism, fast fashion, and faster purchases are the key drivers of massive pollution, exploitation, and unsustainability in the fashion industry.
Both people and the environment suffer as a result of the way our clothes are made, sourced, and consumed. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically.
The ultimate solution is for consumers to buy less, buy better and care more.