Jul 13, 2014
The Orange Owl
Everyone knows the old adage “You are what you eat,” but we’re learning that what we put on our bodies is almost as important as what goes in our bodies. Everyone loves to look good, smell great, and have soft, smooth skin, but if you’ve checked out the ingredient list of some of your favorite body care products, you may be alarmed to discover that you’re exposing yourself to chemicals, toxins, and harsh agents every day. Fortunately for…
Mar 18, 2014
EO Personal Care Products
As we learn more about the effects of what we put on and in our bodies, it’s only logical to seek out better, healthier, more Eco-friendly versions of the products that we use. However, this is not often an easy task. For one thing, the labeling and marketing of everyday products such as soap, hair products, deodorant, and other personal care items are at best confusing, and at worst deceptive. We want safe, healthy products that actually work…
Oct 27, 2013
Good For You Girls
It seems to happen from one day to the next. Your daughter has smooth, clear, soft skin... then one day she wakes up to acne, oily skin, dry skin, or a combination of skin issues. Add to this allergies or sensitive skin, and your daughter may have a recipe for disaster. Why is this? Because combined with normal teenage skin issues, your daughter is also being sold skin cleansers, moisturizers, toners, lotions, and makeup that could end up…
Sep 22, 2013
Any fashion conscious girl knows that it’s the little details that can make or break an outfit. A well-placed accessory or just the right shoe can add that little spark that takes a look from flat to fabulous. Another little detail that can show you're up on the most modern trends is the colors on your finger and toe nails. They can change to reflect the season, your mood, your outfit, or can be as demure or bold…
May 25, 2013
Olive Natural Beauty
Did you know that olive oil has been helping people enjoy smooth, hydrated, youthful-looking skin for almost five thousand years? Most people know about the benefits of using extra virgin olive oil for cooking, but it’s all the natural benefits of olive oil as a skin care ingredient that provides the basis for Olive Natural Beauty products. Not only are the products in this skin care collection handmade in small batches in the kitchen of founder Jess Lauren,…
Apr 16, 2013
For most women, putting on makeup is part of their daily routine. Whether worn to enhance certain features, bring about a healthy glow, or mask a perceived imperfection, for many the makeup is as important as the shoes we slip on our feet, or the outfit we put on. Many women have their preferred brands, styles, and colors of makeup. Yet the combination of chemicals, dyes, preservatives, and fillers in many commercial makeup products leave a large percentage…
Feb 13, 2013
Have you ever noticed how difficult it is to find a truly safe yet effective shampoo and conditioner? Maybe the shampoo you tried that was good for the environment didn't make your hair feel clean, or you had to use too much in order for it to work. Or the conditioner didn't untangle your hair and you had to spend extra time combing it out. Yet you know the products you find on store shelves, or even in…
Dec 22, 2012
NAIWBE Natural As I Wanna Be
What you put on your skin is as important as what goes into your body. Eating healthy, natural, organic food is better for your health, benefits farmers and growers, and is better for the environment. So it only makes sense to complement that with putting healthy, natural, organic skin care products on your body. Sylvia Williams was a healthcare professional who thought having organic and environmentally friendly skin care products was so important that she set about creating…
Dec 3, 2012
Glowing, healthy skin is the focus of Jurlique's natural skin and body products, and the approach the company takes to making their product lines may take many by surprise. When most people think about innovation and the latest technology, experimentation in a laboratory might come to mind. Jurlique produces innovative and technologically advanced beauty and skin care products, no lab required. Instead, the ingredients for Jurlique products come from the rolling hills of a 153-acre farm in Adelaide…
Sep 11, 2012
Josie Maran Cosmetics
Josie Maran may be best known for her modeling and acting careers, but that may change as her namesake cosmetics company grows in its luxury, eco-friendly niche. Unable to find the kind of makeup she was looking for while traveling the world for her career, she decided to do what the naysayers said she couldn't: create her own line of cosmetics. With Josie Maran Cosmetics, there is finally a line of eco-friendly makeup products that are pure, gentle,…
Jun 12, 2012
Tropic Spa Home Mist Tanning System
We all know by now that tanning is a dangerous beauty regimen. News reports have long highlighted the dangers of tanning in the sun, and recently brought new information on the dangers of indoor tanning beds. However, most of us feel better with a nice, healthy glow. What if there was a way to achieve this look in your own home using a convenient system that was completely safe for your health? Now there is, thanks to the…
Apr 6, 2012
jane iredale Mineral Cosmetics
For many women, makeup is a daily and fun ritual. In fact, you might even hear some women say they won’t leave the house without “putting on their face.” Women with scars, acne, skin conditions, or other perceived imperfections may view putting on makeup as essential for making it through the day. No matter what the reason for wearing makeup, most women are choosy and have brands and products that they claim as favorites. Whether it’s the color,…
Dec 23, 2011
Yüm Skin Care
It used to be that all a man needed to care for his skin was a bar of soap and a shaving kit. Today, many companies carry lines of skin care products developed specifically for a man’s needs. Yüm Skin Care is no different in that it offers products made for men to care for their skin from head (shaving cream) to toe (foot gel). What sets Yüm Skin Care’s men’s products apart from the rest is their commitment…
Oct 18, 2011
Aveda products are popular for their ability to help your hair, skin and body feel and look its best by using natural, organic ingredients. But many people may not know that Aveda as a company puts green efforts first and foremost. In fact, Aveda is a beauty product company that pioneered many environmentally-minded firsts in the beauty industry, including becoming the first privately held company to sign the CERES Principles (Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies), the first beauty company…
Feb 23, 2011
Tracie Martyn Cosmetics
Men and women want to stay young and beautiful, no matter what age group they are. The search for easy-to-use skin care products, that actually produce results, can be a challenge. There are way too many products on the market that don't deliver what they promise and harm the environment in the process. Goddesses of beauty want high quality products made of safe, organic, and natural ingredients. Tracie Martyn delivers with the first all-natural anti-aging skincare line.
About Tracie Martyn
Jul 22, 2010
What do Eva Longoria, Hayden Panettiere, and Alicia Silverstone have in common? Along with dozens of other celebrities, these beauties trust Suki to keep their skin picture perfect. Whether you’re fighting breakouts or battling the signs of aging, Suki has formulated a unique, natural, and 100% organic skincare product that will pamper your skin and solve your challenges.
The Science of Beauty
Antioxidant-rich coconut oil, gently moisturizing hazelnut, and wrinkle-refining vitamin liposome C are just a few…
Jun 10, 2010
Body of Grace
If you’re looking for “eco-conscious products that honor the body, soul, and earth,” then look no further. Body of Grace provides more than 12,000 products to absolutely pamper your mind and body without causing further damage to our planet.
About the Company:
Body of Grace places an importance on products that are environmentally responsible, cruelty-free, and that contain natural and organic ingredients. By carrying lines that focus on natural health and that have not contributed to waste…
Feb 23, 2010
Eco-Friendly Soaps and Organic Body Scrubs
Eco-friendly soaps and bathing products are widely available these days, but some of the best (and most creative) organic and natural soap selections that we’ve found are from the crafty folks at Etsy. From exotic flavors to stunning colors and textures, Etsy’s eco-conscious soapmakers offer an exciting variety of rich creams, scrubs, and bars that are as good for the earth as they are for your skin!
Luscious chocolate, sensual berries, and soothing honey are just a few of…
Jan 12, 2010
Not too long ago, most people thought that being eco-friendly came with a lot of sacrifices – beauty being one of them. Since then, many companies have stepped up and started creating more eco-friendly products so that there’s no sacrifice at all. In fact, you’re perfectly able to bask luxuriously in the finest cosmetics and still be environmentally conscious. Let’s take a look at 5 eco-friendly cosmetics must-haves.
1. Peace Keeper Nail Paint –…
Dec 16, 2009
Eco-Friendly Stress Relief
Stress is a dangerous thing – it dramatically increases your risk for heart conditions and stroke, weight gain and diabetes. Being under continuous stress can wreak havoc on your body and mind, but with today’s busy lifestyle, stress seems to be the norm. Eco-friendly stress relief comes to the rescue with products that actually work to reduce your stress and leave you feeling calm and collected.
Scented Soy Candles
Sneak away to a calm…
Dec 7, 2009
Compagnie de Provence: Organic Bath and Body Products
Don't you think it's time to treat your body to the relaxing scent of organic lavender or the cleansing power of shower gels containing olive oil and wheat germ extract? Blending natural and organic ingredients in their line of bath and body products, Compagnie de Provence offers an array of luxurious hand cleansers, body creams, bar soaps, scrubs, and lotions.
The BIO Collection
The BIO collection of organic, Ecocert-certified products uses natural, vegetable, and pure ingredients that…
Nov 1, 2008
Use Your Soap… And Plant It, Too!
Skin is the body’s largest organ. It’s porous, the gateway to your insides. So why would you slather it in petroleum and chemicals? Joshua Onysko, founder and CEO of Pangea Organics Ecocentric Bodycare, understands the delicate nature of skin and reminds us, “the products your skin isn’t absorbing are washing down the drain and into the ecosystem. Imagine the impact of showers every morning!” That’s why he created skin care products that are truly organic.
Onysko tries to tell…
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