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Detoxing My Charleston Home Week No. 6 | Aluminum-Free Deodorant

This is a tough one, and something I already experimented with a few years ago, and eventually gave up entirely because I didn’t like any of the deodorants I tried. Half the battle of switching to aluminum-free deodorant is picking the right one, and the other half is learning how and when to apply it. I tried again recently and here’s how it’s going and what I recommend.

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Detoxing My Charleston Home Week No. 5 | Tupperware Alternative

Does anyone else’s husband microwave food in a tupperware? *CRINGE*. If this doesn’t make you cringe, you need to read on! Either way. . . let me tell you why I threw out all my plastic tupperware!

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Detoxing My Charleston Home Week No. 4 | Scented Candles

When my husband and I first started dating I told him if he’s stuck on a gift to get me for whatever holiday, a candle or massage (or both) will do. I LOVE candles. Unfortunately in the process of this detox project I have discovered that all the fragrances in my beloved candles (balsam and cedar, clean cotton. . . if you know, you know) are made up of many toxins. *sigh* But don’t worry, I have solutions for us!

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Detoxing My Charleston Home Week No. 2 | Laundry Detergent

Laundry detergent was one of my top priorities for switching to clean, non-toxic and/or fragrance free in my home because think about it: we essentially live in what we wash our clothes in, every single day. Then we sleep in it, too.

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Detoxing My Charleston Home Week No. 1 | Scented Plug-Ins

Check out the list of ingredients in the lavender Air Wick plug ins I had all over my house up until a couple days ago (and I am literally cringing as I copy and paste this)…

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Detoxing My Charleston Home

It’s 2019 and our world is pretty dang toxic. We are exposed to hundreds more chemicals than our ancestors were, from what we eat, drink, breathe, put on our bodies, etc. Unfortunately we can’t live in a bubble and escape all of it. But we can make better choices. If it weren’t for me, my husband would still be eating Poptarts for breakfast and drinking from water bottles he left in his car in the heat of summer (CRINGE). I’ve taken it upon myself to make our home a healthier place for ourselves and for our future children.

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