How To Buy Soap

How To Buy Soap

By Stephanie Seferian

Choosing the right hand soap and body wash isn't *just* about cleanliness. You deserve non-toxic products and our waterways deserve non-polluting ones, so it's really about committing to a higher standard of care. We're likely using soap every day for the rest of our lives; it's prudent, then, to get intentional about this must-have product. On today's show: conscious consumerism in the soap aisle.   Here's a preview: [3:00] Are antibacterial/antimicrobial soaps really necessary? [6:30] A hand sanitizer tangent: pro tips for buying and using sanitizer the *right* way [9:00] Research finds that putting products with toxins on our skin is more deleterious to our health than eating them, and here's why [11:00] Everything you absolutely must know about Triclosan [19:00] How to excel at the hand soap class of life via Stephanie's handy-dandy grading rubric   Resources mentioned: Dr. Bronner's Castile Soap bars Vermont Soap Company  Attitude personal care products Carina Organics   This show is listener-supported. Thank you for supporting! Join our (free!) Facebook community here. Find your tribe. Sustainable Minimalists are on Facebook, Instagram + Youtube @sustainableminimalists Say hello! MamaMinimalistBoston@gmail.com.
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