Leigh Matthews, BA Hons, H.Dip. NT

Leigh Matthews, BA Hons, H.Dip. NT, is a health and wellness writer and long-time vegan, environmentalist, and zero-waste, self-sufficiency wannabe. She’s especially interested in ecotoxicology, genotoxicology, nutriepigenetics, diet as preventative medicine, and the politics of food justice.

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There are a lot of potentially harmful chemicals found in shaving cream. We discuss the ones that you should definitely avoid.
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Shaving products can contain potentially toxic chemicals that you want to avoid. Here's a guide to non-toxic face and body hair removal.
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Shaving has a big impact on your health and the environment, which is why it's so important to use eco-friendly, non-toxic products.
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Shaving products are not subject to particularly stringent regulation in the U.S. Here's a helpful guide to finding truly eco-friendly, non-toxic options.
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Shaving cream can be riddled with harmful chemicals. Here are the companies we recommend for the best eco-friendly options.
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Find a non-toxic crib you can trust for your new baby. We review the best eco-friendly companies on the market today.
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Are you in the market for a new crib? Here are the best options for eco-friendly, non-toxic softwood cribs that don't break the bank.
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You want a safe crib for your newborn, but where to begin? Start by understanding the certifications that separate the best products from the pack.
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Should you invest in stainless steel cookware? We break down the pros and cons of this type of material for the items in your kitchen.
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Despite having been debunked time and again, plenty of myths persist over the safety of microwave ovens. Here are the facts you need to know.
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Are you in the market for a new microwave? We rate the safest countertop models and tell you what we love about each one.