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EcoCentric Mom Box Review for May/June



My May/June Ecocentric Mom Box arrived absolutely packed with new organic and more eco-friendly products to try. Here’s a rundown on the goodies: Playmaker Nutrition Gummie Vitamins – Neither the multivitamins and the calcium/vitamin D contain corn syrup, preservatives, gluten, preservatives, peanuts, tree nuts or gelatin. They taste fruity, not phony, and aren’t too sweet. Licious […]

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Butter for Your Hands, Not Your Bread, Plus Much More from EcoCentric Mom



It’s that time of year when my hands are starting to feel so dry, you’d think I lived in the desert. Nope, it’s just winter setting in, along with its prescription for cracking skin and painfully tight dryness. Happily, this month’s EcoCentric Mom subscription box included butter – hand butter that is, made by The […]

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Is There Mercury in Your Mascara? Probably.



Mercury’s not safe enough for light bulbs, batteries, thermometers and various medical devices.  But your eyes? That’s another story, at least according to the United Nations Minamata Convention, so named because thousands of people in Minamata, Japan suffered mercury poisoning from contaminated industrial wastewater. The UN convention last week decided that companies can use mercury […]

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EcoCentric Mom Box Review: Natural Lotions, Snacks, Soaps, and More



Even though the summer can be humid, my skin seems to stay dry all year long. I'm always on the prowl for plant-based skin moisturizers that soothe dry skin without staying sticky or clammy. This month's EcoCentric Mom Box filled the bill, with samples of two different moisturizers from Pure + Remedy. Though designed to […]

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Natural Mosquito Repellent to Ward Off Summer Bugs & More



My Ecocentric Mom Box has arrived just in the nick of time. Summer is in full swing, which means so are the mosquitos. There are lots of ways to reduce mosquitos around your home, but most of us still need to use some kind of repellent when we're in the garden, at a picnic, or […]

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Fragrance, Fitness and Fig Bars? Only in this Month’s EcoCentric Mom Box



  If you like surprises, an EcoCentric Mom Box is just the thing for you. Every month, this box full of eco-goodies shows up at my door and I have no idea what's going to be inside. I hate to admit it, but I always hope there will be some new food try, and generally […]

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Looking for New, Non-toxic Lotions, Cremes & Cleansers? Try the January EcoCentric Mom Box.



 This month's EcoCentric Mom box is chock full of exactly what I need in dry winter months: soothing organic skin lotions and cremes to moisturize my hands and face, gentle soaps, and cleansers and laundry "berry drops" that put the "clean" back in cleaning. But first, the food. I've said before that, as much as […]

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