Using safer skin care is an important way to reduce daily exposure to toxic chemicals. A new study, published by scientists at UC Berkley, found that when teenage girls switched to safer skin care products, their levels of harmful cosmetic ingredients dropped between 25-45% in just THREE days. So yes, what you put on your skin does matter. […]
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I have been exclusively using one brand of environmentally friendly laundry detergent for the last two years: Molly’s Suds. Their products not only work, but they are designed to be benign to the environment AND our health. What a concept! Disclaimer: Any purchases made from this post are affiliate links, which means I will earn a small commission (at no […]
If I were to share my new skin care routine with you, it may seem a bit extravagant. I’m not a beauty junkie, I don’t wear a lot of makeup, and I would not fall into the high-maintenance category. I used to think that anyone who would spend the time to apply several different moisturizers before […]
The Huffington Post recently wrote a damning article about DuPont’s role in hiding the horrible health impacts of Teflon, a common material used in pots and pans across the United States. And with the flurry of press that resulted from uncovering this truth, there was one fact left consumers looking for safer, non-toxic cookware options. According […]
Remember those Secret commercials from the 1990s? A young women is dancing amongst her peers only to sheepishly look at her armpits and bring her arms down to her side? Yeah… that’s me on a Tuesday. I run warm and I practice hot yoga, so sweating is a pretty normal part of my day to day […]
You know how grandma’s advice seems to stand the test of time? Cleaning with baking soda and vinegar? Check! Coconut oil as a skin care and dandruff remedy? Check! Cleansing balm as the best multi-purpose skin care treatment? Wait, what? I had never heard of a “cleansing balm” until I joined the Beautycounter team. One […]
Toxic flea treatments are still allowed on U.S. market, despite evidence suggesting it harms the nervous system and is linked to cancer. Find out which products are safer and natural non-toxic flea remedies.