Welcome to the Green Living and
Health and Wellness section
On this page you will find links that will help you and your family live a healthier, greener and toxic-free life.
Make your own products:
My favorite products: This page has my favorite and essential green products for the family.
Mama Instincts’ top picks on Amazon: Gotta love Amazon and their fast shipping. On this page you will find a list of my favorite green products found on Amazon and divided by categories.
Exclusive green deals: I’ve partnered with some of my favorite brands to bring exclusive deals to you, my readers. Be sure to check these deals out and save yourself some money.
Makeena App: Save money when shopping organic and natural products. Sign up for the app using code “KCGJJZ”, find out with brands are giving you money back and then upload your receipts every time you go grocery shopping. Makeena will automatically give you credit for those purchases!
Other green and healthy resources:
The Environmental Working Group consumer guides: “The Environmental Working Group is the nation’s leading environmental health research and advocacy organization. Our mission is to serve as a watchdog to see that Americans get straight facts, unfiltered and unspun, so they can make healthier choices and enjoy a cleaner environment.”
- Skin Deep® Cosmetics Database: Database of skin care products – a ‘Zero’ rating has the least amount of chemicals
- Guide to Healthy Cleaning: Database of household products – an ‘A’ rating has the least amount of chemicals
- Think Dirty app: Scan products to learn if there are potentially toxic ingredients in your cosmetics and personal care products.
- Clean Fifteen & Dirty Dozen: A list of the produce with the most and least amount of pesticides
- Eating healthy on a budget
Safe Baby Products Guide: It’s a free online tool for parents looking to keep their children safe from hazardous toxic chemicals in baby products. It gives an overview of different types of products and categories, lists information on hidden chemical hazards commonly found in baby products and provides important resources and recommendations needed to make informed purchasing decisions towards non-toxic alternatives.
HealthyStuff.org: Use their search bar to find ratings on toys, baby and household products according to the amount of toxic chemicals in them
HealthyChild.org: “Safer alternatives exist for almost every toxic product at the store. We help identify them.”
Consumer Safety Guide: This is a great resource to find out if something has been recalled or if there’s anything wrong/dangerous with a product.