Health & Wellness

The Real Cost of a Clean Home

Everyone loves a clean home. When you consider the benefits of having a nice, uncluttered, dirt-free space like keeping germs away and lowering stress, it’s not hard to see why some people genuinely love spring cleaning all year long. But what if I told you that the very act of cleaning can be causing some serious harm to your body? 


Episode 19: Teni Adewumi

Teni Adewumi has spent the last six years advocating for and educating black women on the hidden dangers found in the ingredients of personal care products. Using her background in industrial hygiene, health sciences, and as a PhD candidate at the University of California, Los Angeles, Teni is at the grassroots level working to find better solutions to limit the negative health impact of cosmetic products predominantly used by women of color. 


Episode 18: Kim Lewis

There will likely come a time when the only person who believes in the true worth of your business is you. That’s what happened to entrepreneur Kim Lewis. Kim and her husband, Tim, owners of the natural hair care product line, CurlMix, knew their company’s worth going into the popular business reality TV show, “Shark Tank.” So when they were offered a fraction of what they knew their business was worth, they declined the offer.