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Skin, Lip and Body Care + Toxic Talk and Labels

Campaign for Safe Cosmetics Finds “Hidden” Ingredients in Fragrances

A few weeks ago, our friends at Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) urged corporations to list the ingredients used in their fragrances. Since most companies simply put “fragrance” on their labels, there’s no way we can find out what chemicals were used to create that fragrance-and there could be hundreds of them. Now, the

'THINK' Yourself Well + Toxic Talk and Labels

8 Ways to Detox Physically and Mentally Every Day

Even if you’ve decided to try to reduce the number of toxins in your life, you may find it a bit challenging. All that label reading and research is one thing, but then you probably have daily challenges like your morning commute in the smog, your exposure to fluorescent lights and flu germs in the

Toxic Talk and Labels

Energy-Saving Light Bulbs Emit Carcinogenic Toxins When Switched On

A lot of us have made efforts in our personal lives to save energy. One of the easiest adjustments has been to buy energy-saving light bulbs-those twisty shaped alternatives that use less electricity and last longer, all in the name of saving our planet’s valuable resources.

Skin, Lip and Body Care + Toxic Talk and Labels

Spring Clean Your Skincare: Get Rid of Toxic Products in Your Cabinet, One at a Time

Spring is near and I can feel it in the air! With the few warmer days we’ve had, my mind has turned toward spring cleaning, but not just in my house. This time of year, I like to do a body cleanse as well as a “skincare/makeup” cleanse by clearing out my bathroom drawers. It’s a great time to start the season with clean and fresh formulas.