Imagine getting up in the morning and going about your usual routine to start the day. How many different products do you apply to your body by the time you’re ready to head out the door?
For many people, the list would at least include toothpaste, soap, shampoo, and deodorant. But many people can also tack on hair conditioner, lip balm, sunscreen, shaving products, and a whole array of cosmetics. A survey by the Environmental Working Group found that the average American consumer uses 9 different products each day, and some use 15 or more.