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Good Taste Is Not Toxic!

Born and raised in Denmark, recycling and sustainability always played a part in Terese Hoffeldt’s life…
After completing an MA in marketing at the University of North London, she returned to Denmark to work for Carlsberg Breweries, later for Mars Inc.
But her eureka moment Terese had while pregnant with her first child Augusta…
At the time, a prevalent Green peace campaign in Denmark was testing the toxin levels in various celebrities… and the pregnant TV presenter Andrea Rudolph was found to have 18 out of 44 toxins in her body that she had absorbed through make-up and beauty products.
Terese was shocked and began to research the harmful chemicals, particularly those in baby products… afterwards she was even more horrified… when she discovered that Phthalates and Bisphenol could be found in a number of products designed for babies to get in their mouth…
chemicals with a reputation as being ‘gender-bending’ and ‘hormone disrupting’ which means they could create problems caused to the delicate balance of the endocrine system which controls our reproduction… as they also could cause damage to the liver and kidneys…
Armed with the facts, Terese began her mission and 2009 created Hevea, a brand that was safe for her baby, people and our planet… and as sometimes looks matter… all her products are stylish in design!
After scouring the world for the right supplier, she choose Malaysian natural rubber… also ensuring the re-planting of rubber trees…

All quite exciting! As caring for the planet and ourselves was never boring! It actually let’s the party last longer!

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Text by Claudia Antonia Merkle

POSTED BY cts-klee
March 28, 2016