Category Archives for "Health & Beauty"

March 16, 2013

How to Shop for Organic Makeup Brands

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. […]

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Essential Oils: My Newest Obsession

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 […]

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February 25, 2013

Is your makeup toxic?

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 […]

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