Sylvia Carlson

Our Health is Precious

Healthy personal care

Good health is a precious thing, and so it follows that you need to be vigilant about what you put in and on your body. The personal care and household products you choose not only affect your health and well-being, but also the health and well-being of those you share the planet with. As a consumer, you have the power to choose products that are safe for everyone. If a personal care or household product is labelled “eco-friendly” or “green”, it doesn’t necessarily follow that it is earth-friendly, people-friendly or animal-friendly as even the “natural” and “fragrance-free” products often still… read more

The Ethical Consumer

Breathing in pollutants

Sustainability is about reducing our carbon footprint and managing environmental resources, but it is also about our responsibility toward all we share this planet with. I discovered the significance of how profoundly the impact others could have on my health after a serious injury that compromised every system in my body. As I needed ongoing assistance, I met many people who didn’t realize that they can negatively affect others by the personal care and household products they choose. Exposure to perfumes and scented products can trigger adverse reactions in virtually anyone, but for children, pregnant women, the elderly, and those… read more