Hand Soap Versus Hand Sanitizer: Why “Antibacterial” Is a Dirty Word & 4 Steps to Healthy Hands

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The Surprising History of Handwashing and Hand SanitizerS The history of intentional hand washing had an unfortunate beginning in the 1840s. When Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis proposed to fellow doctors that washing their hands before seeing each patient would reduce the transfer of infection, he was ignored, ridiculed, rejected, and ultimately dismissed from the hospital where he […]

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Welcome to the New Branch Basics: A Message from the Founders

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Welcome to the New Branch Basics We didn’t set out to sell soap. We removed synthetic ingredients from our diet and everyday products and experienced the radical transformation that truly healing environments can provide. During this experience, we found that switching to truly safe cleaning products was the most impactful to help people create safe havens for their […]

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Calling all BB Fans – Vote for Us to Win The Natural Child World Eco-Excellence Award!

We are excited to announce that Natural Child World Magazine has selected Branch Basics as a 2014 Eco-Excellence Awards™ Finalist in the All-Purpose Cleaning category. Natural Child World’s Eco-Excellence Awards honor the highest level of sustainability and innovation in the cleaning product industry, recognizing manufacturers of natural and alternative parenting and pet products. For this […]

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Branch Basics: Safe Stain Remover

“Branch Basics can do anything! Even make your hair grow! Wow, THANK YOU Branch Basics!” I bet you didn’t realize Branch Basics stimulated hair growth, did you?! Okay, maybe it doesn’t. But we had a great time pretending like it does! If you read my recent engagement story post, then this setting might look familiar […]

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