LEARN TO LIVE TOXIC-FREE

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LEARN TO LIVE TOXIC-FREE

The leading authority in the field of ToxicFree personal care products and formulation, Linda Chaé, will be hosting a series of webinars designed to help you differentiate between good and dangerous ingredients included in the products you use everyday. 

Linda’s work represents the culmination of 38 years of research dedicated to creating safe products. If you’ve been struggling with questions like the difference between non-toxic and toxic-free, or what makes hand sanitizer so bad for you, make sure to mark your calendar for these hands-on teaching discussions

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If you love what you hear, visit www.MyToxicFreeClub.com to check out her fantastic line of products.  They have done wonders for my son, I can testify to that.

As always, have a blessed and ToxicFree day!

Perla
Perla Middleton
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Healthy Home Company

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Why I tossed my shampoo, my window cleaner, my furniture polish…and you should too!

www.takethetoxictest.com/toxicfreeproducs
www.takethetoxictest.com/toxicfreeproducs

I know this is going to sound a little crazy, but bear with me…  Go grab your window cleaner, your furniture polish, your hand soap, your shampoo and whatever other cleaning products you have laying around the house.

No, seriously! Go get them, I’ll wait right here while you collect them…

Okay, you’re back! Now turn all the products around so the labels are facing you. Then go to www.takethetoxictest.com/toxicfreeproducts and start checking out how dangerous the ingredients listed on those labels really are.

I took the Toxic Test and my household had a dangerously high toxicity score! Your house might too. I had no idea these products contained so many dangerous ingredients that affect our Brain, Nervous System, Immune System and our Skin.

Now that I know the truth, I’ve thrown away all of my chemical-laden cleaning products and replaced them with Organic, All-Natural and Toxic Free alternatives. I’ve started using this handy app from the Environmental Working Group to make sure the new products I buy are truly safe.

Because I care about you, I wanted to share the Toxic Test with you. So do me a favor and visit www.takethetoxictest.com/toxicfreeproducts to learn more. I’ve made the switch to healthier alternatives, like products from Healthy Home Company, and I hope you will too!

Fact:  It takes 26 seconds for your skin to absorb the chemicals you touch and start affecting 4 of your major organs?  Another fact, after testing the umbilical cord blood of 10 babies, there were chemicals found that were banned over 30 years ago… How do you suppose those got into a an unborn baby’s body who has not taken a breath or been out of his/her safe space?  Because of US the parents.  You may not be a parent yet, or perhaps you already have been… But if you think about it, if it takes that long for a chemical to linger around, we need to act now to eradicate that which we do not know will harm each other and the generations to come, especially with ADHD on the rise, childhood brain cancer and Autism on the rise, infertility (for both men and women on the rise) among a host of other things…

I speak to you from the heart… As I dealt with a terrible hormone disruptor disease called endometriosis, which is also on the rise, after 7 surgeries and a total hysterectomy at the tender age of 27, I am left unable to have children.  Prior to that I suffered with infertility, now I wonder was it what was around me? Was it what I was using to wash my hands, the perfume I used, the dish soap I purchased.  With 2 kids in the house and one of being a daughter, I would never want her to go through the same thing, so if you ask me point blank am I glad I made this change for the better?  I will answer – you bet your sweet cheeks, I am and would have done it earlier had I been educated.

All I can do I pass this nugget of education to you and hope you will take it and run. Go to www.TakeTheToxicTest.com/502710 Get your products, go through it, get your score, and follow the links on what healthy changes you can make to avoid further damage.

PS. When you get to the bottom of the page, It will ask you for your information, be sure to fill it out in order to download a fantastic 60 page ToxicFree Foundation Guide that will arm you with great information as well as, make you eligible to win an iPad.  One last thing where it asks for the referral id# of the person who sent you there, well it is easy, it is on the link…. but just as a reminder it is 502710 🙂

​Perla
Perla Middleton
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Healthy Home Company

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Chemicals that should disappear from cosmetics | Environmental Working Group

Chemicals that should disappear from cosmetics | Environmental Working Group.

MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014

EWG’s New Year’s resolution for cosmetic manufacturers:  shed bad actor ingredients that disrupt the hormone system, cause allergies and may accelerate skin cancer.

Phthalates 
Scientific studies link phthalate exposure to reproductive abnormalities in baby boys, reduced testosterone and sperm quality in men and early puberty in girls.  Animal experiments underscore their toxicity to the reproductive system.  Where might you encounter these pernicious chemicals?  In some cosmetics fragrance mixtures. Since the law doesn’t require full disclosure, you have no way to know when phthalates lurk in that bottle of lotion.  To be on the safe side, buy unscented personal care products.

Formaldehyde releasers
Some cosmetics chemicals are designed to react with water in the bottle to generate a little formaldehyde, a preservative, to keep the product from growing mold and bacteria.  But formaldehyde is a potent allergen  which the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the World Health Organization consider carcinogenic. Formaldehyde releasers include DMDM hydantoin, imidazolidinyl urea, diazolidinyl urea, and quaternium-15.  Where do you find them?  Shampoos, conditioners, bubble bath and other personal care products—even those intended for children.  A 2010 study found that nearly one fifth of cosmetic products contained a formaldehyde releaser. Johnson & Johnson, a personal care products giant, is phasing out formaldehyde releasers under pressure from health advocates. We hope other cosmetics makers will follow J&J’s lead.

Parabens
Parabens are used as preservatives in some cosmetic products, but so-called “long-chained” parabens can act as estrogens and disrupt hormone signaling. A recent study (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3855500/) by scientists at the Harvard School of Public Health linked one type of paraben to impaired fertility in women.   Johnson & Johnson agreed to stop using most parabens in 2012, but they can still be found in numerous cosmetics.  Read the labels carefully to spot products that contain parabens, especially the long-chained varieties—propylparaben, isopropylparaben, butylparaben and isobutylparaben.

Triclosan and triclocarban
Triclosan is a bacteria-killing chemical used in Colgate Total toothpastes (to prevent gingivitis), liquid hand soaps, body washes, clothing, cutting boards and other household goods.  It has been shown to interfere with thyroid signaling and male and female sex hormone signaling. Triclocarban is the active ingredient in some antibacterial bar soaps. Researchers have linked it to reproductive abnormalities in laboratory animals. Last month, the federal Food and Drug Administration announced that these chemicals should not be considered safe or effective in antibacterial soaps and body washes and gave manufacturers time to substantiate their claims or phase them out of the market [http://www.ewg.org/enviroblog/2013/12/fda-trying-again-clean-your-hand-s…. Already, Johnson & Johnson and Proctor & Gamble have pledged to rid their personal care products of triclosan.  We hope to see other companies do the same.

Retinyl palmitate and retinoic acid
Retinoic acid is used in anti-aging skin creams. Retinyl palmitate, a related chemical, is added to roughly one-quarter of the sunscreens in EWG’s Guide to Sunscreens database. [linkhttp://www.ewg.org/2013sunscreen/] U.S. government scientists have found that these chemicals speed the development of cancerous lesions on sun-exposed skin.  The results suggest that people who go out in the sun while wearing retinyl palmitate creams and sunscreens may be at an increased risk for skin cancer. Instead of restricting these chemicals immediately, the FDA has ordered additional testing.  EWG recommends that you avoid products containing retinoic acid and retinyl palmitate.

Hair straighteners with formaldehyde or formaldehyde-like chemicals
Some hair straighteners can contain as much as 10 percent pure formaldehyde.  The cosmetic industry’s own scientific advisory board has warned against formaldehyde-based hair straighteners. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued warnings and fines to numerous salons that use them, exposing their workers to intense, and potentially cancer-causing, formaldehyde fumes.   Some nations ban formaldehyde-based hair straighteners. Yet some small companies persist in making and selling them to unwitting consumers, and the FDA has failed to take punitive action. People who want to straighten their hair or undergo a “smoothing” treatment should find out if the salon uses a product containing formaldehyde, also called methylene glycol. If it does, avoid it.

Lead acetate in men’s hair dye 
Lead acetate in some men’s hair dyes, such as “Grecian Formula” products, can increase the body’s lead level. Because lead is a potent neurotoxin, lead acetate has been banned in Canada and the European Union. The FDA should restrict lead acetate in hair dyes. In the meantime, consumers can use EWG’s Skin Deep database (link:http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/) to find lead-free hair dyes.

One more New Year’s resolution: the FDA and Congress should develop tougher requirements for proving cosmetic chemicals are safe before coming to market. All too often, products are on the market for years before scientists catch up with possible hazards in their formulations.  Once hazards are suspected, the FDA moves at a snail’s pace in regulating potentially harmful ingredients. Responsible manufacturers can voluntarily remove these ingredients and we hope they will. Ultimately, it’s up to consumers to read labels, vote with their pocketbooks and force the market to change for the better.

Mommy’s Club Joins the Military!

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To order these products for yourself or your loved ones stationed overseas, visit us at http://www.nontoxicclub.com or contact
Perla Middleton, Founding Member at dnp1515@gmail.com or via phone at 404.507.6171

Testimonies From a deployed soldier – Steve Sabo

My name is Steve and today marks my second week using Mommy’s Club products. Let me start by giving a background on my experiences. First off, I have been enlisted in the United States Army for 11 years as an Infantryman. My job puts me in harsh conditions; just bathing and staying clean is a privilege. We normally use hand sanitizer to clean our hands before we eat and after using the latrine as well as baby wipes for showers. When we get the opportunity to stay in a base, we take advantage of the facilities (PX, MWR, and above all real Showers). I have sensitive skin and while deployed the water isn’t pristine; normally hard water that’s been re-filtered since the war began (2001). It doesn’t take long for my skin and scalp to become oily and flaky. Also, shaving with dirty water had caused the worst razor burn that didn’t seem to go away. I’ve used numerous products over the course of three deployments. Normally, I just lather moisturizer on my face and head and carry on for the day. Jessica sent me Lavender Lotion 8oz, Lavender Shampoo 8oz, Baby Foaming Wash 7oz, and Perfect Touch Sanitizer 4oz.I used to use head and shoulders and a separate conditioner which only quelled the flakes not the oil. Since using the Lavender Shampoo, I have not had an issue with an oily flaky scalp. This product instantly cleaned and nourished my scalp. The best part about it is that you don’t have to use much in order to get a good lather. It has a great smell and leaves your hair feeling clean and soft.

For shaving, I’ve used gels, after shaves, creams, hot/cold water, and with and against the grain. No matter what I did, I continually had razor burn. I didn’t know if it was how I was shaving or the dirty hard water I was using. I’ve started by cleansing my face with the Baby Foaming Wash; then I lather up with the Lavender Lotion and shave with the grain. Once I’ve finished shaving, I rinse with hot water and then spray the Perfect Touch Sanitizer as an after shave. I am pleased to say, I have not had a single bump from razor burn in two weeks. To top it off, my acne has cleared up and my skin is soft to the touch all day.

Like most deployed Soldiers, I’ve used just about everything that GNC offers. Even though I’ve gained muscle and lost weight, it still leaves you needing it in order to maintain what you’ve gained. If any of you know about supplements, it puts a real drain on your bank account. Depending on what you get, you can put your body in harm; damaged liver, heart, and kidneys. What’s the point in shaping the outside of your body while damaging your insides? I wanted this deployment to be different. No more bloated feeling from the whey proteins. No more rapid heartbeat from the creatine, caffeine, and various other chemical compounds you need a master’s degree in chemistry to figure out. Jessica sent me the Total Body Health with Multivitamin 32oz. It only costs $40 and it lasts 30 days; hardly a dent in the bank. Just 1oz in the morning and I have the energy and stamina to go workout three times a day and for once, on little to no caffeine. I am absolutely impressed with this daily multivitamin. I not only get all natural vitamins to help me focus, help my digestive system, and improve my circulation throughout the day; I get to feel great all day long.

If anyone has the issues I have had; all I have to say is just try it. The best part about these products is the fact that they are all multipurpose. I guarantee you will not be disappointed. The difficulties I have to go through just to be clean and healthy while deployed are now a distant memory for me. I’m waiting for more products to come out so I can have Mommy’s Club in every aspect of my life.

~ Sabo

A HUGE THANK YOU TO THE SABO FAMILY!!  What a fantastic story!  And there are many others like it because since this was made public  other “manly men” have decided to try it.  I have said it many times and I will say it again… Do not let the label fool you!  Most of you do not know that I come from a line of military personnel, my mother served as a flight nurse, may she rest in peace! My daddy-o retired with 22 years of service as a KC153 Crew Chief and traveled all over the world, I was married to an Amy Ranger for over 12 years… I am well versed in deployments and all that goes with it.  I jump at the chance and have done philanthropic work with groups that raise funds and/or have done that with groups around the area and the state.  Needless to say that I have a special place reserved in my heart for anything to do with the military.

If you are interested in getting more information on how to join the club and get products to your loved ones, or get other military parents, wives, family members, etc. involved, email me or call me, my info is listed below.  Thanks to our defenders of freedom, and if this small token make their lives more comfortable then why not do it!? Not to mention they are toxic free, organic and all natural which helps when they are in some of the most toxic and non organic environments in the world.

Perla Middleton, Founding Member
Mommy’s Club
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Pleased to announce Mommy’s Club and their Toxic Free Products are partnering up with….

Mommy's Club and their Toxic Free Products are partnering up with....

Pleased to announce that Mommy’s Club has inked a partnership with Meredith Publishing!  Yep, we’ll be in all these magazines in 2014! Making the home a healthier place to raise a family

Pretty exciting that you are hearing about this BEFORE we become a household name!

This club is for all demographicsfrom stay at home moms to new parents, also soon to be parents, and all people who may be searching for a home based business with ground floor opportunities, or looking for casual rewards or even a few extra dollarsthese phenomenal products and this exclusive club membership feel is exactly what we all have been looking and waiting for, finally something that is for everyone!!! Don’t wait any longer, contact me before all the buzz really goes national. It makes a great story for your grandkids…”I joined Mommy’s Club when they were just getting going, and look at us/them now…”

I offered you an opportunity to be part of our company first….you have 48 hours before the closing period for charter members.As we try to make the home a healthier place to raise a family, I can think of no better magazines to partner up to spread the word about our membership club than these particular ones! Expect to start seeing Mommy’s Club everywhere.

Breaking News from Mommy’s Club!

Leigh Erin Connealy, MD, has joined the Mommy’s Club team as our Ambassador!

Leigh Erin Connealy, MD, has joined the Mommy's Club team as our Ambassador!
Leigh Erin Connealy, MD, has joined the Mommy’s Club team as our Ambassador!

Exposed to Toxins before birth

A report by the Environmental Working Group found an average of 232 contaminants in the blood of newborns, the study was based on test samples of umbilical cord blood taken by the American Red Cross.
A report by the Environmental Working Group found an average of 232 contaminants in the blood of newborns, the study was based on test samples of umbilical cord blood taken by the American Red Cross.

I must admit that I was a skeptic when it came to warning signs, and scoffed at the words “that’s not good for you”, but over time I have become a tiny bit wiser and have discovered that sometimes the proverbial “they” are right. More and more we are finding that progress comes with a price.  In order for your shampoo to lather better it will contain  sodium lauryl sulfate, which is not good for you.  According to a study in the  Journal of American College of Toxicology, this ingredient was found to have a degenerative effect on the cell membranes because it breaks down proteins.  It has also been found that using, sodium lauryl sulfate actually leaves a residue in the heart, liver, lungs and brain from skin contact.  That means once it enters your body (which it most certainly does before you have time to rinse it off) some of it never leaves, causing a slow build-up of chemicals inside you.

This is a significant find especially for us women, even more so to those of who have not ended our reproductive span.  Studies have also shown that many of the chemicals found in women have also been found in umbilical cord blood of newborns.  A report by the Environmental Working Group found an average of 232 contaminants in the blood of newborns, the study was based on test samples of umbilical cord blood taken by the American Red Cross.

Small studies by other groups are also finding common household chemicals in babies. “We’ve measured hundreds and hundreds of toxic chemicals in the blood of babies that are still in the womb,” said Ken Cook, president of the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit environmental advocacy organization. “Flame retardants, the chemicals in consumer products like personal care products, makeup, shampoos. It’s a very long list.”

They are chemicals found in a wide array of common household products — a list that is as long as it is familiar — shampoos and conditioners, cosmetics, plastics, shower curtains, mattresses, electronics like computers and cell phones, among others.

The amount of chemicals measured in the cord blood of the babies seems to matter. The higher the concentration, the more the IQ among children seems to dip. The study is also being conducted among pregnant women in Canada, Poland and China, and finding similar results.

After going through my products with a tool provided by Mommy’s Club called “200 Dangerous Chemicals”, (of course as a skeptic I found others on the web to corroborate), I became a believer and became hungry for more information and decided to become a Member of MC and start replacing the products in my home as I discarded a few here and there.  That is the glorious thing about this club, they have products I am already using, they are just safe… so I am not spending my money on useless Cheese of the month club, or any other nonsense; I am spending money I would have spent otherwise, just on products that are toxic free, organic and all natural not only for our family, but for friends who come visit.  With allergies on the rise, it is comforting to know I have a product that is safe for anyone.

I invite you to do 3 things.  Use the website above to check out which products you have on hand which contain dangerous chemicals, check out Mommy’s Club, and attend one of the many webinars you will see posted on this site, Pintrest,  or Facebook, so you can see for yourself what I am talking about.

Excerpts were taken from a CNN Health report called “Toxic chemicals finding their way into the womb.” By Stephanie Smith, CNN Medical Producer