Thursday, June 21, 2007

Toxics at Summer Gathering

FGC Summer Gathering has been working hard for several years to make Gathering accessible to people who are particularly sensitive to environmental toxins. One way to do this is for everyone who attends to pay attention to the personal care products we use at Gathering. But how do you know what works? Below are some suggestions. - sm

(Lighting the way to Less Toxic Living)
Liberty Goodwin, Director
P.O. Box 40441, Providence, RI 02940
Tel. 401-351-9193, E-Mail:


(Provided by a group of chemically sensitive Quakers in preparation for a conference with a fragrance-free policy for attenders. Updated & expanded, June, 2007)

· Almay fragrance-free roll-on
or clear gel
· Crystal Stick
· Deodorant Stone
· Herbal Magic unscented
· Kiss My Face fragrance-free
· Tom’s of Maine unscented

· Clearly Natural unscented
· Dr. Bronner’s Baby Mild
(also usable as shampoo)
· Kiss My Face Pure Olive Oil Soap, fragrance-free
· Neutrogena unscented
· Tom’s of Maine Unscented

Laundry Detergent:
· Arm & Hammer FabriCare FREE
· Bio-Pac
· Natural Value
· Ecos Free & Clear
· Enviro-Rite
· Seventh Generation Free & Clear
· Shaklee Fresh Laundry Powder & HE Compatible Liquid

Shaving Cream:
· Kiss My Face Moisture Shave fragrance-free
· Ray Ban hypoallergenic
· Edge Advanced Gel
Ultra Sensitive Formula - Fragrance-Free

Shampoo and Conditioner:
· Earth Science, fragrance-free
· California Baby Super Sensitive Shampoo & Bodywash
· Free & Clear
· The Heritage Store Original Olive Oil Unscented
· Neutrogena unscented
· Tom’s of Maine Natural Moisturizing unscented

Hair Gel:
· Alba Ultimate Strong Hold
· Magick Botanicals

Hair Spray:
· Aloe Vera 80 Styling Spray (alcohol & fragrance-free)
· Magick Botanicals

· Alba Botanicals Original unscented
· Aubrey Organics Ultimate Moist unscented
· Kiss My Face fragrance-free Olive & Aloe
· Nature’s Gate fragrance-free Moisturizing Lotion
· Nature’s Gate Colloidal Oatmeal Lotion For Itchy Dry Sensitive Skin

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