Category Archives for "Health & Beauty"
Those of us who strive to live eco-friendly, natural lifestyles usually only want to use products that are as pure, natural and toxin-free as possible. This search inevitably extends to our makeup, skin care, and other personal care products. It’s pleasantly surprising that a number of companies, albeit small, manufacture toxin-free, organic makeup and skincare. […]Continue reading
Organic makeup and personal products are better for us and better for the environment than ordinary brands. But we all know they cost a lot more, too. What’s a budget-strapped, frugal Mom to do? If you’re committed to using non-toxic, natural products, there are ways to make your money go a little farther. Here are […]Continue reading
Ever since my entire family got sick right after Christmas, I’ve been using essential oils every day. I’ve been obssessed with essential oils — how to use them, where they’re from, what they can do, what research says about them. Since receiving a box of samples from Floracopeia, I’ve had many opportunities to try and […]Continue reading
If you have skin sensitivities, or simply are an enlightened consumer who wants to avoid synthetic and toxic chemicals in your beauty products, no doubt you’ve been shopping for organic makeup brands. Trouble is, finding and buying organic makeup isn’t as easy as getting ordinary makeup. For one thing, it’s hard to find makeup that’s […]Continue reading
Isn’t it funny how “bad” experiences can lead to something good? For example, because of my son’s eczema, I became interested in the ingredients in his soap, shampoo, creams, and lotions. I discovered some were known to cause skin irritation, and others were suspected of being carcinogens. Having a family history of cancer myself, I […]Continue reading