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Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaning Experiment | Does Hydrogen Peroxide REALLY Clean?

This article contains affiliate links. Updated: March 12, 2020 I'm sure you've heard lots of horrible things about how toxic and unsafe bleach is.  But as a mother, I know all too well the temptation to back-slide into using it, especially when cleaning really disgusting areas like the bathrooms.  After all, those areas need heavy-duty cleaning, and bleach definitely kills germs.   Chances are, if you're a somewhat health conscientious person, you've heard about the new trend of using hydrogen peroxide as a germ fighting alternative to bleach.  And if you're a skeptic like me, you probably thought that cleaning with hydrogen peroxide is "cute" and all, buuuut ... lemme go grab the bleach for that unmentionable mess in bathroom. So...

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The Dirty Truth About Hand Sanitizer

Guess what.  People are gross.  For whatever reason, my fellow humans just refuse to wash their hands.  They want to go the quick and dirty route (pun intended) of “sanitizing”  them instead (I’m using “sanitize” very loosely here).  Instead of buying up all the soap at grocery stores and supermarkets, they’re buying up all the hand sanitizer. Here’s the problem with hand sanitizer: it’s generally only effective on clean hands.  And when I say “clean hands,” I mean hands that have no significant amount of dirt and oil present.  Sanitizers containing alcohol cannot penetrate through oil and dirt to kill germs.  What they can do, however, is kill the remaining germs that are present on skin that has been washed. ...

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The non-toxic cleaner every household needs!

  Really! Everyone and every household needs this non-toxic cleaner! One product to clean you whole home and it is safe + effective! Yes please! Don’t go reaching for that toxic bottle of bleach for your spring cleaning. Don’t do it. I know, I know. You want to make sure that you thoroughly clean your bathroom or kitchen that your precious little crumb-snatchers, pets, and man-child have soiled. But what exactly is bleach harming?   Aside from polluting our water systems and creating a variety of toxic cocktails by mixing with other elements, most of which remain in our environment for many, many years, bleach is particularly dangerous to humans and pets.   Bleach routinely causes respiratory problems, skin burns, damage...

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