Natural Beauty

Could Your Lipstick Be the Kiss of Death?

Could Your Lipstick Be the Kiss of Death?

By | September 2, 2013 at 9:53 pm | No comments

Photo by Witness_Me via flickr For many of us, lipstick is our siren. Our signature go-to beauty product that pulls our entire look together, making us feel beautiful in a pinch. But if careful attention isn’t paid to the ingredients contained in that beloved little tube,...

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The Dilemma of Old Cosmetics

By | September 6, 2011 at 5:31 pm | One comment

Photo by Jo Corall Since my life took a "green turn" I've started buying all natural (or almost all natural) products and generally being a bloody good shower-time environmentalist. This has produced a new problem, though: what do I do  with my old, unfinished cosmetics...

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La Bella Figura: Luxurious Eco-Friendly Beauty Products for the Face

By | August 17, 2011 at 3:31 pm | No comments

With summer quickly fading and colder weather in the not-so-distant future, it is time to start thinking about one of fall’s most feared accessories. Dry skin. Luckily, for the sake of eco-conscious divas far and wide, a Chicago-based company has come to our rescue. La Bella...

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Protect Your Skin and The Planet This Summer!

By | June 16, 2011 at 5:00 pm | No comments

Photo via Ecō Logical Skin Care Summer has arrived! As everyone makes their way to the local beach, pool or water park, sunscreen is usually in tow. For the eco-conscious individual Ecō Logical Skin Care has created an all natural sunscreen that provides the same protection...

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A Super Green Way to be Clean

By | December 14, 2010 at 4:24 pm | No comments

With a touch of all-natural tingling peppermint and no harsh chemicals, Super Body Care’s line of body products are sure to win you over organically. Super Body Care’s products are the green alternative to antibacterials, with the same effect minus the harsh chemicals...

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Have You Heard About the Crazy Rumors?

By | September 3, 2010 at 2:09 pm | One comment

Photo by jessica_grc via flickr Remember the senses and flavors of your childhood?  Our friends at Crazy Rumors definitely do!  Not only do they make some amazing gourmet lip balms that are all natural and great for you, but their tasty flavors will take you back to a time...

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Organic Mislabeling: Coming Clean

By | August 16, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments

Lately it seems that everything is labeled organic. In fact, lotions, make-up, lip balms, shampoos, and conditioners are almost expected to display the seal of organic approval proudly; and in the most visible place possible, if they want to compete with the growing organic...

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Coconut Oil’s Uses and Health Benefits

By | August 5, 2010 at 5:10 pm | One comment

Used for decades by Ayervedic Practitioners in India and around the world, coconut oil is one of the most healthful, multi-faceted oils found in nature. Its multitudinous uses are vast, but generally it can be used externally or internally for anything from hair care, to...

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Ecolutionize Your Menstrual Cycle

By | July 23, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 5 comments

For decades people have been using the term, “on the rag” to describe when someone is having their menstrual cycle. The ironic thing about this somewhat degrading, slightly humorous term is that no one is really “on the rag” anymore. What they are on are...

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The Story of Cosmetics

By | July 22, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 4 comments

Once again Annie Leonard has created a video to give us the full story behind our consumer purchases. This time her focus is not just on consumerism in general, like her revealing mini-documentary The Story of Stuff, but specifically on an industry that brings in over $1 billion...

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