Grocery shopping for truly organic & natural products can be difficult. Company’s try to disguise products as better for you by marketing items as “dermatologist-tested,” “gentle” and “natural”, but these products may be no better. The only way to really know for sure if a product is truly organic is by reading the ingredients, but there are tricks to help scan the aisles for your green merchandise. There are particular things I look for and certain things I avoid when shopping, and now I can spot Green products like it’s my sixth sense!
Helpful Green Shopping Guide
Keywords to Look For
•USDA Certified Organic
•100% toxic Fre
What to Avoid
•Misleading and incomplete labeling of ingredients
•Claims like “dermatologist-tested,” “gentle” and “natural”
•Product has label warnings
*Good rule I use is the fewer ingredients the better, and I can read and am familiar with the ingredients listed.
Look up your products’ safety ratings:
Cosmetics and personal care products: http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/
Household cleaners: http://www.ewg.org/guides/cleaners
Tips for safer products: http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/top-tips-for-safer-products/
Please share your tips for shopping for Organic & Natural Products.