Healthy Spa Day
How to Host a Healthy Spa Party
- Download the Made in the Image of God Healthy Spa Toolkit
- Decide on a date to host your event. If hosting it in a space other than your home, make sure the space is avaialble and that it has a kitchen for a few of the recipes.
- Contact Chloe Schwabe at the NCC to let her know you are hosting an event and how she can be helpful.
- Use the guide for ideas on promoting your event and great safe cosmetics recipes.
Did you already download the Made in the Image of God Healthy Spa Toolkit for Congregations?
Healthy Spa gatherings are a great way to learn more about toxic chemicals in traditional personal care products, identify alternatives, and even make some low cost, simple products at home. It is also a great way to learn more about what our faith tradition has to say about caring for our bodies and Creation the way God intended.
Are you looking for ways to enhance your spa day experience?
Check out these materials for ideas to witness and respond during your gathering. Still need more ideas or have questions about setting up your spa party? Contact Chloe Schwabe for assistance or to let us know how the event went.
Materials for your Healthy Spa Day
Event sign in sheet to keep track of who attends your event (Send a copy back to us of people who want to learn more)
Letter to Johnson and Johnson asking them to remove toxic contaminants and carcinogens, formaldehyde and 1,4 dioxane, from their baby products.
Printable letter to Congress educating them about toxic chemicals in cosmetics products
Online letter to Congress educating them about toxic chemicals in cosmetics products
Printable sample letter to the editor on safe cosmetics
Online sample letter to the editor on safe cosmetics
Here are some links to easy to read reports that may be helpful to learn more:
No More Toxic Tub Report- The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics tested children and infant cosmetics products for two cancer causing chemicals- formaldehyde and 1,4 dioxane. Some famous brand names, including Johnson and Johnson were found to contain these two chemicals. Read the results and learn why these contaminants are harmful.
A Poison Kiss: The Problem of Lead in Lipstick In October 2007, The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics tested 33 lipsticks for lead. Over 2/3 of the lipsticks tested positive. Find out which lipsticks are safe, which may not be, and why lead in lipstick is a problem. Teen Girls' Body Burden of Hormone-Altering Cosmetics Chemicals The Environmental Working Group tested twenty teens for toxic chemicals commonly found in cosmetics products. Read the results and what it could mean for you or your teen’s health.
Visit our Environmental Health Home Page to learn about chemicals of concern in other consumer products.