“I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about that. Then I realized I am somebody.” – Lily Tomlin Though Lisa Bronner nowadays makes regular appearances on panels and podcasts to discuss issues ranging from ingredient disclosure to deforestation, she didn’t start out being so outspoken. Her grandfather, Dr. Emanuel Bronner, is well-known for standing on his soapbox and telling anyone who would listen about his plan to “Unite Spaceship Earth!” Her oldest brother David has been a long-time activist too—on issues from criminal justice reform to animal advocacy.
For well over a decade, Lisa Bronner (granddaughter of Dr. Bronner) has been listening to customers’ frequently asked questions about how to live a low-tox life, how to discern labels in the home and body care aisles, and much more. In Soap & Soul, Lisa breaks down everything you need to know about Dr. Bronner’s products,
Soap & Soul, A Practical Guide to Minding Your Home, Your Body, and Your Spirit with Dr. Bronner’s Soaps is available now in hardback, eBook & audiobook. Order your copy today! In “Soap & Soul,” Lisa Bronner, granddaughter of Dr. Bronner, offers a practical guide for green living and embracing an eco-friendly lifestyle. Using the experience she’s gained from her blog,
When it comes down to it, organic soaps—and Pure-Castile Soaps made with organic ingredients—are better for your skin than conventional soaps and detergents loaded with synthetics and other chemicals that can harm the skin and body. They also tend to have significantly less environmental impact. Table of Contents USDA Definitions on Organic Certifications What Ingredients Are Usually Found in Natural,
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?
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?
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,
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.
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 Cleaner is more clean-rinsing in hard water situations, and is slightly more effective on grease and tough stains. As with the Castile soaps,
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,