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5 Ingredients to Avoid in Cosmetics and Safer Products that Work

Due to the unregulated nature of the beauty industry, companies can—and do—use chemicals linked to cancer in makeup. The last several years however there has been a rise in companies creating “non-toxic” aka “safer, greener, and cleaner” cosmetics. So how do you understand which products are actually safer? And of those companies, which products actually work? […]

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Scientific Consensus Forms Around Toxicity of Triclosan and Triclocarban

A group of over 200 scientists recently published a consensus statement confirming the toxicity of triclosan and triclocarban, commonly used ingredients in liquid hand soaps and personal care products. The paper was published in the well respected peer reviewed journal Environmental Health Perspectives earlier this month. You may recognize triclosan and triclocarban, as they have been widely used […]

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Skin Care Line Uses Silk As Its Secret Anti-Aging Weapon

There are a lot of skin care gems nestled away in nature: coconut oil is a favorite for natural beauty enthusiasts. The jambu flowers and marine extracts are known for their powerful rejuvenating properties and are used in leading safer anti-aging skin care products. But it wasn’t until I learned about the work of Silk Therapeutics, […]

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The Simple Way to Plan a Sustainable Wedding

The honest truth is weddings can be a waste intensive, unsustainable business. So what’s the eco-minded couple supposed to do to get started with their magical celebration? A few key considerations early on can help reduce the environmental footprint of your wedding. Planning a sustainable wedding doesn’t have to be a headache, in fact, it can […]

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7 Skin Care Brands That Fully Disclose Fragrance Ingredients

Long story short, if you see the word “fragrance” on the label of your favorite beauty product, chances are there is a known allergen or hormone-disrupting chemical in the product. Yeah… as in chemicals that mimic your bodies natural hormone system, and not in a good way. You see there is a loophole in federal law […]

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Anti-Aging Products Formulated With Safer Ingredients

Let’s get one thing clear, there is nothing wrong with aging skin. I love admiring someone’s laugh lines, earned after years of smiles and happy memories. And for those of us who want to age gracefully, there are some great safer beauty recommendations that can help reduce fine lines and wrinkles, without all the toxic ingredients commonly used in […]

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