Though many soap brands advertise relief from allergies and soothing properties for sensitive skin, these claims can be misleading due to several additives and chemicals that can actually make symptoms worse. Ensure the soap you choose contains certified organic, fair trade, and natural ingredients. Table of Contents How Does Soap Work What Ingredients Should I Avoid?
Category: Body & Home Care
Dr. Bronner’s 2nd Cosmic Principle: Do Right By Customers! Learn about product uses, hacks, how-to’s, and more for body and home care.
What Is Castile Soap? What Are Its Uses and Benefits?
Castile soap is a multi-purpose cleaner that is made from vegetable oils and doesn’t contain animal fats. Its composition allows it to safely be used for body and home cleaning. It comes in liquid and bar form and is vegan-friendly. Table of Contents What Is Castile Soap? What is Castile Soap Made Of? Why Does Castile Soap Have So Many Uses Where Other Soaps Don’t?
Ditch Toxic Cleaning Products | How to Make Your Own All-Purpose Cleaner Safe for Family and Earth
Be sure to check out Lisa Bronner’s original article “GIY All-Purpose Cleaning Spray” on Going Green for further reading. The market is flooded with cleaning products that contain toxic chemicals that can cause health issues for you and your family and are detrimental to the environment. Instead of going with whatever the hot new cleaning product is,
The Epidemic of Fake “Natural” Body Care Products – Don’t Fall for These Greenwashing Tactics
Be sure to check out Lisa Bronner’s original article “10 Labeling Traps to Recognize in Body Care” on Going Green for further reading on body and home care tips. Greenwashing is a marketing tactic used by companies to falsely give the impression that their product is environmentally friendly, actively helping the environment, or is derived from natural sources and therefore nontoxic to the body.
Sal Suds Dilutions Cheat Sheet
by Lisa Bronner
There is a lot of overlap here with the Castile Soap Dilutions Cheat Sheet because the products can often be interchanged. It is largely a matter of personal preference, but the Sal Suds Biodegradable Cleaner is more clean-rinsing in hard water situations, and is slightly more effective on grease and tough stains. As with the Castile soaps,
How to Make Your Own Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Soap Scent
One question we get asked frequently by our passionate customers is if we have plans to release [fill in the blank]-scented liquid Castile Soap. But did you know that it’s quick and easy to make your own liquid Pure-Castile Soap scent? Read on to find out how! Before jumping in to making your own scent,
Dilutions Cheat Sheet for Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Soap
by Lisa Bronner
Dilute! Dilute! OK!* But how much? Here’s a quick reference. None of these soap dilutions are meant to be exact amounts. If what you’re cleaning is really dirty or your water is really hard, then you may want to use more than the specified amount. That said, these Pure-Castile Liquid Soap dilutions should get you started.
Avoid These Toxins in Your Everyday Home and Body Care Products
This article is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. Check out Lisa Bronner’s original article 12 Personal Care Ingredients to Avoid and visit Going Green for further reading on body and home care tips. A number of toxic chemicals are found in common, everyday home and body care products that can cause health issues.
How to Clean Your Snowboard, Skis, Winter Clothes, and Gear with Dr. Bronner’s Sal Suds
by Pierce Flynn
Winter weather is approaching! That means families and snow enthusiasts will soon be dusting off their gear from summer storage. As you may know, snowboards, skis, sleds, and winter clothing require special care to maximize their use and preserve them for the years to come. This season, don’t waste money on buying overpriced, specialized cleaners for each item.
How to Clean Your Bicycle with Dr. Bronner’s
by Pierce Flynn
Do you ride bikes? Cycle roads, mountains, streets? Enjoy feeling the fun and freedom only bikes provide? I sure love to ride my hybrid road/mountain bike on my local cycleways. And I love to use Dr. Bronner’s to clean my gear. Did you know that Dr. Bronner’s Sal Suds Biodegradable Cleaner and our Peppermint Pure-Castile Liquid Soap are great cycling companions?