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Life of Cotton: Harvesting

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Life of Cotton: Harvesting
03-10-2019

Ah, harvesting: one of the most celebrated events of human history. Nothing is more exciting than finally reaping the benefits of a hard-earned growing season! …

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The Not-So-Secret Sauce: Hydrogen-Peroxide

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The Not-So-Secret Sauce: Hydrogen-Peroxide
03-10-2019

In case you haven’t noticed, our team at Purified Cotton is extremely involved in making sure they manufacture top-quality cotton with minimal environmental impact. And…

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Life of Cotton: Growing

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Life of Cotton: Growing
25-08-2019

Last month, we discussed our upcoming journey into the life of cotton. So today, we will be visiting the first stage, also known as the…

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Why Cotton, Now?

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Why Cotton, Now?
25-08-2019

Cotton: The OG Cotton has been around for thousands of years. While cotton was grown and used for fabrics as far back as 5500 BC…

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Life of Cotton: An Introduction

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Life of Cotton: An Introduction
25-07-2019

We’re excited to announce our new series the Life of Cotton. This six part series will take an in-depth look into the lifecycle of the…

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Summer Clothing: Cotton vs Polyester

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Summer Clothing: Cotton vs Polyester
21-06-2019

Keeping cool is the key to having an easy summer. (more…)

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Know Your Fibers: Cotton vs Viscose Rayon

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Know Your Fibers: Cotton vs Viscose Rayon
17-06-2019

What is cellulose? Cellulose is the main substance found in plant cell walls and helps the plant to remain stiff and strong. Cellulose is the…

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5 Facts You Need to Know About Organic Cotton

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5 Facts You Need to Know About Organic Cotton
24-05-2019

We all know that cotton is a natural fiber, and we’ve all heard the term ‘organic’. So what happens when you put the two together?…

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Is Your Cotton Strong?

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Is Your Cotton Strong?
24-05-2019

Strength matters. Depending on what you’re using it for, cotton products can vary in strength. Yep, it is that versatile! But first, you must determine…

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Cotton: The Ever-Improving Industry

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Cotton: The Ever-Improving Industry
27-03-2019

Since the beginning, cotton has been a huge player in the agriculture sphere. And in this fast-paced and constantly-evolving world, staying up-to-date with environmental responsibilities…

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Numbers Don’t Lie: Parents’ Preference for Baby Wipes

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Numbers Don’t Lie: Parents’ Preference for Baby Wipes
18-03-2019

As a parent, learning about the products you buy for your baby is a top priority; and wipes are amongst the most important baby products…

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Composting Cotton

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Composting Cotton
07-05-2018

So you’re thinking of starting a compost pile to reduce your waste. Great! But can you compost cotton? Absolutely! Since cotton is completely biodegradable, it…

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The Evolution of the Baby Diaper

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The Evolution of the Baby Diaper
20-04-2018

From safety-pinned cotton squares to diapers lined with a waterproof shower curtain, the evolution of the baby diaper is fairly extensive. Did you know some…

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5 Surprising Facts About Cotton

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5 Surprising Facts About Cotton
21-02-2018

Cotton gin History Lesson Cotton was grown and used for fabrics dating back as far as 5500 BCE in the Indus…

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Adult Incontinence

What You Should Know About Shopping For An Adult Diaper

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What You Should Know About Shopping For An Adult Diaper
24-01-2018

  Incontinence is a sensitive subject and no one is completely exempt from bladder issues; it can affect anyone, such as athletes, young adults who…

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Consumer Spotlight: Corman

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Consumer Spotlight: Corman
18-01-2018

Committed to their customer and to the environment, Corman is an Italian, family-owned company with a mission to “excellence in development and manufacturing of feminine…

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Agriculture

The Life Cycle of Cotton

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The Life Cycle of Cotton
27-12-2017

When you’re looking at a finished cotton product, whether it be a cotton ball or a tampon, you may not be aware of the lengthy…

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The Truth About Organic Cotton

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The Truth About Organic Cotton
04-12-2017

Organic. We hear this word daily, if not several times a day. Once (and still) a trend in food products, the term organic is starting…

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What’s REALLY in Your Baby’s Diaper?

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What’s REALLY in Your Baby’s Diaper?
23-10-2017

What’s Really In Your Baby’s Diaper? As a parent, your biggest concern is your child’s health. If your child is currently in diapers, the thought…

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Feminine Product Companies with a Mission

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Feminine Product Companies with a Mission
09-10-2017

What makes a feminine product company special? The ingredients they use? Conscious packaging? An important mission? What about all three? We did some research and found three…

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Tips for Living With a Sensitive Bladder

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Tips for Living With a Sensitive Bladder
30-09-2017

What is a Sensitive Bladder? Everyone knows what the urge to pee feels like, but there are many people that find it hard to control…

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What’s Really in my Tampon?

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What’s Really in my Tampon?
18-09-2017

The weekly grocery trip. Or maybe daily for some of us. At one point or another, most women have to mark ‘tampons’ off that list.…

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What is a Natural Fiber?

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What is a Natural Fiber?
17-03-2017

Last week we talked about synthetic fibers. We dove into the how they basically take plastic pellets and make them into material that then goes…

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What is a Synthetic Fiber?

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What is a Synthetic Fiber?
03-03-2017

Everyone knows about the fiber you need to be incorporating in your diet, but did you know there are other kinds of fiber that can…

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Is Your Top Sheet Telling the Truth?

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Is Your Top Sheet Telling the Truth?
09-02-2017

In many feminine pad commercials, the main emphasis is always on the absorbent core, but there are other parts of the pad that deserve your…

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An Aging Population Deserves Quality Cotton

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An Aging Population Deserves Quality Cotton
04-01-2017

  In a report released by Persistent Market Research today, consumer demand for disposable medical supplies is expected to rise significantly by 2020. But just…

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Why Buy American Cotton?

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Why Buy American Cotton?
03-01-2017

The idea of “buying local” is no longer a trend. Consumers of all demographics realize the importance of supporting local businesses and the advantages it…

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10 Thoughts Every Woman Has on Her Period

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10 Thoughts Every Woman Has on Her Period
18-11-2016

Whether you’ve got your flow down to a science or it manages to sneak up on you each month, there are many thoughts that rattle…

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5 Last Minute Costumes You Can Make Using Cotton

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5 Last Minute Costumes You Can Make Using Cotton
28-10-2016

Just like any other holiday, Halloween has a way of creeping up on you (no pun intended), but at least with every other holiday, you…

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THIS is the cotton you need to be using…

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THIS is the cotton you need to be using…
11-10-2016

That’s right. 12,000 tampons! Did you also know that the FDA doesn’t require companies to list the ingredients they put in tampons? Turns out there’s…

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Understanding the Different Types of Adult Incontinence

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Understanding the Different Types of Adult Incontinence
24-08-2016

  One of the first steps to understanding incontinence is realizing that, although it may feel like it, you aren’t the only person who suffers…

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Cotton is Queen: How One Material is Solving Consumer Concern

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Cotton is Queen: How One Material is Solving Consumer Concern
12-05-2016

For more than 20 years, Tom Wilson was responsible for marketing brands like Huggies, Kotex, Depend, Poise, and Pull-Ups. Over time, he learned what consumers…

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Want to Know What’s Really in Your Tampons?

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Want to Know What’s Really in Your Tampons?
08-02-2016

When it comes to knowing what’s in your feminine care products, beauty products, and even your baby’s diapers, it can be hard to distinguish what’s…

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Fact of the Day

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Fact of the Day
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Fact of the Day

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Fact of the Day
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The Tampon Tax, Explained

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The Tampon Tax, Explained
11-01-2016

courtesy of The Washington Post & Sarah Larimer The so-called “tampon tax,” the issue Cristina Garcia now finds herself championing, isn’t one she just stumbled…

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Fact of the Day

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Fact of the Day
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Sustainability

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Sustainability
06-01-2016

Cotton. It’s Just A More Sustainable Fiber Solution. It’s a well-known fact that cotton is the preferred choice for customers due to its perfect mix…

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History of the Cotton Bowl: How it All Began

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History of the Cotton Bowl: How it All Began
29-12-2015

1937 Of Mice and Men and The Hobbit is published. FDR is sworn into office for the second time. The Golden Gate Bridge is opened…

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Just in case you were wondering…

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Just in case you were wondering…
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Mississippi Cotton Gin Finds a Way to Thrive

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Mississippi Cotton Gin Finds a Way to Thrive
25-11-2015

courtesy of AgWeb Cotton growers are facing some difficult times. That’s when you factor in acreage and demand. But one Southern area seems to be the…

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Cotton versus Polyester

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Cotton versus Polyester
18-11-2015

from our friends at Cotton Farming.com by Andrew Olah Picture this. A future time, perhaps 10 years from today. It’s Christmas morning, and a young…

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Under Pressure, Feminine Product Makers Disclose Ingredients

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Under Pressure, Feminine Product Makers Disclose Ingredients
02-11-2015

courtesy of The New York Times by Rachel Abrams; photographs c/o Jessica Ebelhard Dressed as a box of Tampax tampons, Stephanie Phillips, a 30-year-old vegan…

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Time to Shout it Out About: The Four Unspeakables Inside Your Unmentionables

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Time to Shout it Out About: The Four Unspeakables Inside Your Unmentionables
30-10-2015

The number of US adults with incontinence issues is growing and it’s not just Baby Boomers or the grandparents buying up diapers and pads. According…

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The Period Care Package

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The Period Care Package
14-10-2015

You know it’s coming, but somehow it always sneaks up on you. That’s right. Your period. And when it finally arrives, you’re left feeling all:…

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50 Shades of Greige

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50 Shades of Greige
08-09-2015

Purified Cotton™ Dominates Consumers’ Desires for Pure and Safe Personal Hygiene Products Fantasy It’s not a secret anymore—Consumers desire 100% Purified Cotton™ for their personal…

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5 Favorite Natural-Living Beauty Blogs (we can’t get enough of)

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5 Favorite Natural-Living Beauty Blogs (we can’t get enough of)
24-08-2015

We know what we want: …Good, pure, natural products that won’t deposit iffy chemicals on our skin. Hey! You know everything we put on our skin…

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4 Must-Have Gifts for the Natural Parent

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4 Must-Have Gifts for the Natural Parent
07-08-2015

New parents need all the help they can get… That doesn’t mean putting just anything in and on a baby is acceptable. While it’s true…

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Shouting Out the Pure Truth: A Public Education Campaign

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Shouting Out the Pure Truth: A Public Education Campaign
20-07-2015

Identifying a Responsible Product The marketplace has gotten confusing for consumers of personal care, feminine hygiene, adult incontinence, and wound care products. Consumers want truly natural products,…

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World of Wipes (WOW) Show 2015 = Success!

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World of Wipes (WOW) Show 2015 = Success!
06-07-2015

In the haze of mid-June, hundreds of people descended upon Atlanta, Ga. to attend the World of Wipes International Conference. As attendees prepped for events and settled…

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Barnhardt Introduces the New International Purified Cotton Symbol

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Barnhardt Introduces the New International Purified Cotton Symbol
22-06-2015

No Whitewashing. No Greenwashing. No Gray Areas. Barnhardt Natural Fibers, the world’s largest cotton purifier, is launching a new Purified Cotton™ symbol for personal care, facial…

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