Toxic Talk and Labels

12 Ways to Practice Sustainability During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has made sustainability more difficult than ever. Scientists reported in 2020 that the quantity of waste increased across countries observing social distancing and stay-at-home measures, with the need for single-use products and panic buying increasing production and consumption. Packaged take-out meals and home-delivered groceries have contributed more to plastic waste during lockdowns,

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Native Plants for Earth Month
Alternative Therapies and Lifestyle

Fun and Helpful Earth Month Activity: Plant a Native Species Garden

Here’s something fun you can do to celebrate Earth month: plant a native species garden. According to Project Learning Tree (PLT), native plants benefit the environment, but they’re in danger in many locations. Find out why native plants are so important to environmental and human health, and how you can get started on this fun

Hair Care

The Pandemic Triggered My Stress-Related Hair Loss!

Dermatologists are reporting a rise in people complaining about stress-related hair loss. And they’re blaming it on the COVID-19 pandemic. You may be one of those people feeling like your hair is falling out. Also called “lockdown hair loss,” the condition is frustrating and frightening, particularly if you’re noticing that your hair is thinning, receding,

Zoom Face
Skin, Lip and Body Care

Banish Zoom Face and Look Virtually Radiant

As the COVID-19 pandemic raged, virtual meetings replaced in-person meetings and get-togethers, and we all were introduced to a new cause of anxiety: zoom face. According to a recent survey, nearly 75 percent of respondents said they faced zoom anxiety this past year, including concerns about their appearance in front of the camera. A recent