82% of US households are purchasing organic products

According to a recent report by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) 82% of US households are now purchasing organic products. The study looked at organic purchases by households on a state-by-state level. 82.3 percent of 100,000 households participating in the nationally representative Nielsen study conducted in 2015 and 2016 reported purchasing organic products on a regular basis throughout

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Natural & Non-toxic Preservatives – What Are the Options

We have all heard that parabens – a conventional chemical preservative that comes in various forms such as the more common methylparaben, propylparaben, ethylparaben, butylparaben, and less common isopropylparabens – may pose a health hazard when used as an ingredient in skin care and beauty products.  Naturally, regulators claim these chemicals are safe in the concentrations and amounts allowed

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