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What’s wrong with conventional bug sprays, anyway?

Nobody wants to be bugged by bugs, but sometimes the sprays we use to keep them at bay can be even worse than the bugs themselves. DEET has long been used in bug sprays, so many assume it’s safe. But is DEET really safe, and what’s wrong with conventional bug sprays, anyway? The era of WWII was a time that …

What's wrong with parabens, anyway? Come learn all about parabens over at Scratch Mommy.

What’s Wrong With Parabens, Anyway?

Around here you know how much we’re in love with all natural, so-safe-you-can-eat-it skincare products. Ingredients like parabens don’t fit in with this philosophy, but how much do you really know about parabens? Are they really that bad, and why should they be avoided? If you’ve been around here very long, then I can assume you’re also a fan of …