11 All-Natural Personal Care Products for Babies & Kids

11 All-Natural Personal Care Products for Babies & Kids

Check the labels on the products you use to care for and keep kids clean and you’ll see that many are loaded with harmful toxins and chemicals. These nasty ingredients don’t just get slathered on skin and hair; they are absorbed into the body. And they may cause more problems than we ever imagined: increased susceptibility to disease, allergies, and migraines; resistance to antibiotics; and, as new research shows, possible onset of early puberty, such as breast development, in girls as young as 7—many of the toxins, like parabens, phthalates, and triclosan, mimic hormones. Early or precocious puberty can cause a host of separate social and medical problems, and also increase girls’ risk of developing diabetes and cancer later in life. 

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