Replacing Your Artificial Fragrances

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Artificial fragrances may smell good, but some can be hazardous to your health. There are an estimated 3,000-plus chemicals used to manufacture artificial fragrances, which can build up in your home and your body. Consider natural products scented with essential and other plant-derived oils like those after the jump.

From WholeLiving.com, here is a roundup of both scented and unscented products to keep your body and nose healthy.

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Laundry Detergent
Scented
Natural Blue Eucalyptus & Lavender Detergent by Seventh Generation.

Unscented
Free & Clear Liquid Laundry Determent by Ecos. Gets the job done without scent; good for the fragrance-sensitive.

Face Cream
Scented
Rose Day Cream by Dr. Hauschka. Rose hip and avocado extracts help nourish skin in this daily moisturizer. .

Unscented
Almond Moisture Cream by Weleda. Relax skin with a combo of sweet almond and plum kernel oil in this gentle cream.

Body Lotion
Scented
Jasmine Everyday Body Lotion by EO. Luxuriate in this jasmine-scented moisturizer, also rich in vitamins A and E.

Unscented
Unscented Very Emollient Boddy Lotion by Alba Botanica. Pamper dryness with aloe, chamomile, and green tea.

Candles
Scented
Beeswax Aromatherapy Pillars by Big Dipper Wax Works. Say hello to scent with candles in nine blends.

Unscented
Pure Soy Pillar by Sunbeam Candles. Cool, clean, long-burning soy wax creates a pure, clean light sans scent. .

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Lip Balm
Scented
Beeswax Lip Balm by Burt's Bees. A touch of peppermint oil blends with honey-tinged beeswax for a tingly lip treat.

Unscented
Basis Lip Balm by Lavera Naturkosmetic. This moisturizing balm includes organic jojoba and shea butter to heal dry lips.

Fabric Softner
Scented
Fabric Softner by Ecover. The calming aroma of lavender creates a fabric softner that leaves clothes soft and sweetly scented.

Unscented
Nellie's Dryerballs by Nellie's Laundry. These rubber balls soften clothes in the dryer without adding scent.

Soap
Scented
Indian Lemongrass with Rosemary Soap by Pangea Organics. Invigorate your senses as you bathe.

Unscented
Unscented Baby-Mild Pure-Castile Soap by Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps. Mild for the sensitive skin, with vitamin E.

Via WholeLiving.com