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Cancer Awareness Month

April is daffodil month in Canada. Yes, the flowers are starting to poke their way through the cold earth and the birds are chirping a little bit louder. But the daffodils I’m referring to are for the cancer awareness campaign run by the Canadian Cancer Society. I take time this month to reflect on friends […]

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Give Pink – Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

10% of our UNSCENTED Cream Deodorant sales are donated to CBCF Give Pink. We know there are many “Pink” charities and over the years many stories have come to light about “PinkWashing”. Stories of companies that purport to donate proceeds of sales to charities that help with breast cancer, but in reality, little if any funds are […]

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PURELYGREAT NOW EWG VERIFIED™

Purelygreat Natural Cream Deodorants have been granted the EWG VERIFIED™ seal of approval! We are proud to be the first Canadian company to receive this distinction. For years, we have been listed on EWG’s Skin Deep® cosmetics database providing consumers with detailed information and ratings of cosmetic ingredients and their health risks. The EWG VERIFIED: For […]

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Dry Skin and Winter

What to do about those winter dry patches? We have hit a really cold spell in Peterborough, ON, (awesome new hometown of Purelygreat) and have noticed more dry skin – always something to contend with in our Canadian winters! When the hot air is blasting indoors, I get particularly dry skin. I was at a […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month & PinkWashing

PinkWashing by unscrupulous marketers has been an ongoing challenge for credible charities and brands that have positive goals. Dollar store goods sporting pink ribbons make us feel that these are products we should purchase with some higher purpose. Often little or no money is given to charity or there is a plethora of fine print […]

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Healthy Deodorant with Three Simple Ingredients

We believe using a healthy deodorant is an important part of a healthy lifestyle! Purelygreat uses only 3 simple ingredients (plus essential oils for scent). See how our natural healthy deodorants rate on Environmental Working Group Skin Deep Cosmetics Database; Natural Soda (Organic) http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/705994/SODIUM_BICARBONATE/ Corn Starch (Non-GMO) http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/707051/ZEA_MAYS_%28CORN%29_STARCH/ Vegetable Glycerin (Organic) http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/706851/VEGETABLE_GLYCERIN/#jumptohere As you may […]

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Changing Healthcare with Smart Phones

Smartphones are changing Healthcare and the world. These little “pocket computers” are allowing us to communicate and access information in ways that not so long ago existing only in the realm of sci-fi stories. This video report talks about how smartphones are starting to have an impact in the world of healthcare. Imagine using your smartphone to […]

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Study warns about potential effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals

A recent landmark study warns about the potential effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals (hormone) on the health of people and wildlife. The chemicals in your home, food and car are linked to a whole range of diseases. Awareness is the first step towards creating a safer environment for yourself and your family. Some factors are easier to change than […]

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Room-by-Room Guide to Household Toxins

If you want to take steps to rid your house of potentially dangerous household toxins that may effect your family, here is a great room-by-room guide to where they may be lurking. Often the culprits are commercial products such as cleaning agents, fragrance products, even household finishes such as paint and carpets are potential culprits. […]

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“Evidence suggests that breast cancer can be prevented.”

This new report includes the largest to-date survey of peer-reviewed science on breast cancer and the environment, finding that environmental factors like toxic chemical exposure increase breast cancer risk, and identifies the gaps in research and policies. With all this mounting evidence isn’t it time to reconsider the products you use daily in your house […]

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World Cancer Day – improve knowledge about cancer and dispel myths.

In case you missed World Cancer Day, here is a link to an organization fighting for your health! There are many opinions and perspectives on how to go about tackling cancer, often knowledge and awareness are the best first steps. http://environmentaldefence.ca/blog/changing-ideas-about-cancer-prevention In support of cancer research and awareness Purelygreat we will be making a year long […]

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Personal care products, chemicals and you

This is an interesting article we found stating that “The average woman uses between 10 and 15 personal care products, averaging 120 chemicals per day.” 
In light of that statistic and mounting evidence relating health issues to chemicals, it is increasingly important to use products that are Paraben free and that have less chemicals which […]

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Uses For Baking Soda AKA Natural Soda

If you are at all eco-conscious, the notion of using simple basic natural ingredients for most household purposes is top of mind. Of course one of these “old school” ingredients is baking soda, also known as Natural Soda or Sodium Bicarbonate. It has been used since ancient times and is still a primary ingredient in many commercial products. Here is a […]

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Natural Deodorant Concerns

We know our natural deodorant customers are sensitive about trying new body care products. In fact for many people the idea of trying an unknown brand is even more worrisome. By following up before and after shipping, we make every effort to ensure our customers feel confident about their purchase. We are diligent about addressing […]

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