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Organic detergents: the best choice for health and the planet

In every home, there are usually a significant number of cleaning chemicals. But, have you have you ever thought what the consequences are and how they can affect the health of your family? We buy these products to fight germs, stains and odours and keep our homes clean. However, some common household cleaning products contain chemicals that can harm human health and the environment.

Hazardous ingredients in baby wipes

Wet wipes have become a staple in many homes with small children, but also for many families who use them for other things, such as a substitute for toilet paper, removing makeup or even cleaning electronic displays.

Can cosmetics alter the hormonal system?

The number of people with hormonal problems or disorders is increasing in recent decades. Endometriosis, low fertility, obesity... For this reason, research is focused on finding the endocrine disruptors that can be causing this problem.

Endocrine disruptors are chemicals capable of altering the hormonal system. This definition is enough for us to run away from them, and want them exterminated from the universe. And yet they are fully present in our daily lives.

How to read labels on cosmetics

20 years ago, when we went to the supermarket, most of us never thought to read the ingredients of the food we bought. We assumed that if they were there was because they had passed a thousand controls, and they were safe and healthy. Over time, we have learned that not everything that is within our reach is healthy.

The best gift for a pregnant

Are any of your friends pregnant? Perhaps a co-worker? Have some relatives announced that they will be parents?

If the mother is inexperienced (and although it is not), she is surely living one of the most magical moments of her life. What is the best gift for a pregnant woman? If you want to participate of her happiness with a gift, we suggest escaping from the typical packs for the future baby. The pregnant woman is the real star right now, and she needs attention and care.

A healthy and non-toxic gift for pregnant

What are GU tampons made of?

The publication of the composition of tampons by two feminine hygiene international brands has caused media frenzy, plus some alarm in many women who hitherto had not considered what these products are made of.

From GU, we want to transmit tranquillity and transparency to our consumers. As you can see, all our packs specify from the first day all the ingredients that make the tampon.

The danger of chemical contaminants during pregnancy and childhood

Constant exposure to toxic chemicals in food, water and air is linked to millions of deaths and represent a cost of billions of dollars each year, according to a report published this October by an international organisation of medical professionals.

How do you keep children warm at night?

Uncertain temperatures always accompany the arrival of autumn. It does neither hot nor cold, so how we dress the children? Long sleeve or short sleeve with a jacket? Do I put sandals away until next year?

Meet our bloggers

In GU-Green Umbrella we are convinced that the trend 'Smart eco' trend is growing further. That means that consumers, increasingly, are fully aware of their purchasing, are demanding on brands, and claim to be fully informed.

The great deception about tampons and pads

Thanks to sex education taught in most schools, girls reach puberty with some knowledge about menstruation. There comes a day when you start to bleed and... Ta-da! You are now a woman! At school, we have been explained the why and the how, the causes and consequences of menstruation. You complement with your friends this information and this process towards this new stage of your body. And the ads on TV or advertising in stores and supermarket shelves induce you to buy certain products to deal with monthly bleeding. It seems that we are very well informed.

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