The vast majority of personal care products – from shampoos to toothpastes – are loaded with harsh chemicals and toxic components that can have long-term health and environmental implications. So prevalent are these worrisome ingredients that the Environmental Working Group maintains a database of over 60,000 products rating their potential hazards and health concerns. While homemade personal care products can offer a natural and affordable… [read more]
Tom’s of Maine Luminous White is a gluten-free toothpaste with clinically proven whitening technology that’s safe on enamel and made without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. It’s comprised of biodegradable, mineral-derived ingredients and water, without parabens. This toothpaste and other Tom’s of Maine products are part of Made to Matter, handpicked by Target, a group of products from 20 brands created to give you more natural, organic and sustainable options for everyday needs.
Personal Care Products - In 1968, Tom and Kate Chappell left Philadelphia, and moved to rural Kennebunk, Maine. As part of their goal to simplify their lives, they sought out natural, unprocessed foods and, unadulterated products. Unable to find natural personal care options for themselves and their children, in 1970 Tom and Kate decided to create and sell their own. They began with the philosophy that their products would not harm the environment.