For starters, you might not know that cotton is the most intensive pesticide-use crop in the world. Also, clothes made from synthetic fibers like acrylic, nylon and polyester is coated with formaldehyde, which is a very harmful chemical. Considering that our skin absorbs quickly and easily these vapors and substances, it is imperative to take a good look at why organic clothing is becoming more popular.
Furthermore, children’s fire-resistant night clothing are made with polybrominated diphenyl ether, which has been linked to brain and thyroid development problems.
Organic clothing is becoming more competitive as well as fashionable. Even Hollywood celebrities are jumping on the bandwagon. There are many websites providing a variety of women, men and children apparel. Here are just a few: underthecanopy.com, patagonia.com, prana.com, cottonfieldusa.com, and many others.
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