Over the past few months, I’ve been writing about health-promoting events, people and tips for better health. Maybe you try to eat healthy. Maybe you try to exercise. One area of healthy living that’s often overlooked are household products and cleaners. Why should you care? I’m glad you asked (and even if you didn’t, I’m going to answer anyways).
The most common cleaners around the house are soaps- for the body, dishes and laundry. And believe it or not, the ingredients extend beyond rays of sunshine, flowers and butterflies. To understand what’s in our products, let’s begin at the beginning. What’s a soap? It’s a surfactant, producing micelles to encapsulate soluble materials to be removed from you, your dishes and your clothes. (more…)