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Flakes of coconut soap for Ingredients Matter Laundry Soap Powder

05 Nov, 2019

Ingredient Spotlight: Coconut Soap Flakes

At Ingredients Matter, we’re totally committed to using only ingredients made simply or found in nature as-is—without the complex industrial processes that other company’s products require. Here's the story behind one of our simple ingredients.
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Why Our “Refuse to Use” List is the Key to Greener Cleaning

14 Oct, 2019

Why Our “Refuse to Use” List is the Key to Greener Cleaning

Curious about what “natural” cleaning means to us? At Ingredients Matter, it all starts with effective cleaning powered by soap, not synthetic detergents made with petroleum—but it doesn’t end there. We also refuse to use synthetic fragrances, synthetic preservatives, dyes, parabens, pthalates, phosphates, brighteners, animal testing, or any other ingredient shortcuts.
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hand pushing through leaves

07 Oct, 2019

October is Eczema Awareness Month!

Our fragrance-free, hypoallergenic laundry soaps were formulated with sensitive skin in mind, so we love the messages we receive from folks with eczema searching for gentler laundry products that still get the job done. The National Eczema Association is celebrating Eczema Awareness Month this October, and we wanted to take some time to shine a light on this uncomfortable and all-too-common condition impacting over 30 million Americans. 
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Girl playing with natural soap bubbles outside

24 Sep, 2019

Popping the Bubble on Soap Myths and Misconceptions

At Ingredients Matter, we know that soap is way more than a bar in the shower—it’s the original household cleaner and can be used pretty much everywhere a detergent is used, without the petrochemicals and harsh surfactants. Here, we bust some soap myths that stand in the way of the natural soap revolution!
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birds-eye view of salad, utensils, lemon water, bottle of all-purpose spray cleaner

31 Jul, 2019

Why “Plant-Based” Doesn’t Mean Much When it Comes to Cleaning Products

We know that many consumers are getting wise to the greenwashing of the cleaning industry, which is why more people are opting for household cleaners labeled “plant-based,” aiming to clean with cleaner ingredients. But there’s a dirty secret: “plant-based” and “plant-derived” cleaners almost always use synthetic detergents made using petroleum. 
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person washing hands in kitchen sink with foamy lather on hands, in the background foaming hand wash bottle and produce on counter

29 Jul, 2019

4 Vital Reasons to Use Truly Natural Cleaning Products in Your Home

Do you really know what’s in your hand soap, laundry detergent, dish soap, and all-purpose cleaners? The dirty truth is that most of the eco-friendly products on shelves today—including ones marketed as plant-based, clean products—are filled with ingredients you don’t want anywhere near your food, skin, and loved ones. 
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