Kiki & Lala

The Good Guide

Posted on: June 16, 2009

In this age of information, it was just a matter of time that someone would come up with this awesome idea.  


The Good Guide examines consumer products in the market and rates them according to safety, health and green standards.  Curious to know what chemicals are used in your baby’s sunblock?  The Good Guide will tell you. They can even tell you where your favorite Nike sneakers were made and whether they were made in some labor-code-violating sweat shop in Southeast Asia. 

So why don’t we give it a try.  I’m not sure what your Little Twinbrats use as sunblock but let’s just say that they use Coppertone Kids Sunblock SPF 30.


 The Good Guide gives it an overall rating of 6.7.   It examines the health performance of the product and looks at how this product impacts the health of your kids.  Does it have carcinogens? Is it detrimental to reproductive or developmental health?  It also tells you if any of the active ingredients are “ingredients of concern” and why.   In this case, the ingredient of concern is Amorphous Silica and Tiethanolamine (say wuuhhh?)  It even looks at how the environment was affected when producing this product as well as how the company’s working conditions are when producing this sunblock.

It’s a nifty little tool which you can use before using any of those supermarket products on you and your kids. So check it out at!


2 Responses to "The Good Guide"

wow – i’ll be a star at school when i tell the chemical-conscious mommies about this… then again they’ve probably heard about it already haha 😉

Actually this website is new so you definitely will be a star. Share it with them. I’m sure they will appreciate it. You can also do a search on food and the very controversial plastic baby bottles!

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