World Oral Health Day: Go Toxin Free With Your Toothpaste

It’s World Oral Health Day on 20th March 2019, a day that prompts us to question the way we treat our mouths and teeth, plus the impact this might have on the rest of our body. So many of us choose to avoid harmful chemicals and toxins in our diets, yet brush our teeth with chemical-packed toothpastes twice a day, 365 days a year. Conventional toothpastes tend to contain toxic ingredients like fluoride, sodium lauryl sulfate, triclosan and diethanolamine, all... Continue Reading

The King of Soaps

With sustainability on everybody’s mind, our organic and fair trade bar soaps have been attracting lots of awesome attention.  We were therefore hugely pleased this month to appear on one of the nation’s favourite television programmes, This Morning. We watched as Phillip Schofield and Rochelle Humes got their hands clean alongside Sarah Jossel, Beauty Director at the Sunday Times Style, who talked the presenting duo through her pick of the best bar soaps on the market. Describing Dr. Bronner’s as ‘the king... Continue Reading

Change The World With Your Beauty Cabinet

Make this your most eco-conscious year yet in three simple steps with Dr. Bronner’s. Start by making these simple changes to your beauty cabinet which, if undertaken by everyone in the UK, would have a big impact on the environment.             Now more than ever, it is vital for people to try and turn back the clock on global warming to help reduce the impact of humankind on the world around us. As Dr. Bronner’s... Continue Reading

Palm Oil Explained

Dr Bronner's Palm Oil Explained

Palm oil has been hotly discussed this year, and 2018 has seen some big retailers opting out of using palm oil altogether. Shoppers may be concerned about buying products that contain palm oil and may even think of palm oil as a cruel, unethical ingredient that is fundamentally unsustainable. However, as our CEO (Cosmic Engagement Officer) David Bronner puts it, “Any crop can be grown sustainably or unsustainably, and palm is no exception.” Palm oil itself is not an unethical... Continue Reading

All-One Roasted Beet Salad

A Hearty, Filling Salad We love salads that are hearty enough to serve as a main course—salads that provide complete and balanced nutrition—salads that can satisfy a whole family! Though this All-One Roasted Beet Salad can always be served as part of a larger meal, it has everything it needs to stand on its own. A good salad is a mix of textures and flavors. Here, the roasted beets lend an earthy, soft sweetness—the walnuts provide a crunchy depth—the vegan... Continue Reading

Dr. Bronner’s for Acne-Prone Skin

Will Dr. Bronner’s help clear my skin? For anyone who suffers from acne a common question is: will this product or skincare regimen help me? I wish I could say with certainty that Dr. Bronner’s will help you—and although we have seen and received literally hundreds of testimonials from people saying that Dr. Bronner’s has helped them with their acne, we are also aware that it doesn’t work for everyone. If you’re reading this article then you probably know that... Continue Reading

Dr. Bronner’s Celebrates 70 Years on Spaceship Earth!

This year marks the 70th anniversary for Dr. Bronner’s, and 160 years of soapmaking for the Bronner family. The milestone brought up a host of questions for us. How could we encapsulate the long, strange story of our company into something digestible? How could we show that Dr. Bronner’s matured alongside the customers and retailers who were championing our products? Was there some way to show how our company was shaped by, and drew inspiration from, the environmental, peace and... Continue Reading

Resilience and Regeneration in Sri Lanka’s Serendipol

Beyond Organic, Beyond Fair Trade Dr. Bronner’s helped set up its sister company Serendipol in Sri Lanka in 2007—and it has since become the world’s foremost supplier of fair trade and organic coconut oil. Serendipol works with more than 1,200 farmers farming 21,000 acres, employs over 250 workers and professional staff at its factory in Kuliyapitiya, and processes up to 30 million coconuts a year. But these numbers don’t tell the whole story. From the project’s inception, Serendipol staff together with... Continue Reading

Pet Care with Dr. Bronner’s

Washing pets with Dr. Bronner’s (not just for dogs!) If you haven’t seen Lisa Bronner’s video on how to wash your dog with Dr. Bronner’s, then we recommend you watch that first. Dr. Bronner’s is excellent for cleaning dogs and absolutely safe! But can Dr. Bronner’s be used to clean other pets and animals? The short answer is a resounding yes! Read on for some important pointers. Treating Fleas First, a general word about treating fleas on any animal. Dr.... Continue Reading

Making The Perfect Popcorn

Here’s how to make really great popcorn No matter if you’ve got a sweet tooth, or you’re a spice hound, an adventurist, or a purist, there’s a popcorn flavor waiting to meet your personal style. And though there are lots of varieties available on the store shelf, making your own fresh popcorn lets you take charge of the ingredients from start to finish, ensuring both your taste buds and your body are equally happy. Let’s take a look at the... Continue Reading