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Beautycounter: My Review

Safe makeup and skin care
Beautycounter review

Did you know that the United States has not passed a major federal law to regulate the safety of ingredients used in personal care products since 1983? That is alarming to me and hopefully for you as well. This is one of the things Beautycounter is working to change by advocating for cosmetic reform. They are a company which is dedicated to educating consumers to the dangers of toxic chemical exposure through skincare and cosmetic products. Not only do they…

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Easy Holiday Sugar Scrub Recipe

Safe makeup and skin care
Easy Holiday Sugar Scrub Recipe

I am excited to introduce my guest poster today, Ren. Ren Ziel is an herbalist, serial tea drinker, earth mama, yoga enthusiast, keeper of the green, and self-proclaimed hedge witch. She’s been in the business of herbs since she was a wee one with plans to continue well into old age. You can usually find her playing in nature with her 10 month old, gardening, or making herbal remedies. Without further ado, here is her easy holiday sugar scrub recipe. …

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Monthly Green Beauty Favorites – November

General, Safe makeup and skin care
Monthly Green Beauty Favorites November

I feel fortunate to live in an area close to natural grocery stores such as Earth Fare and Whole Foods that sell safe, green beauty products. Therefore, trading in my toxic beauty products and skin care for safer alternatives has been somewhat of a breeze. The difficult part can be finding the perfect product for me. I have been a fan of other bloggers and YouTubers sharing their monthly favorites so I am going to start my own. As I…

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Castile Soap for Green Cleaning

Green Cleaning
Dr Bronners for Green Cleaning

Liquid Castile Soap is a must have in your green cleaning arsenal. I consider it a splurge item because it costs more than my Dollar Store Green Cleaning Deals but fortunately isn’t a “break the bank” type of item either. Because it comes in concentrated form, a little goes a long way. What is so great about Castile Soap you ask? It is a vegetable oil based soap that is great for cleaning. It is free of harsh chemicals and…

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DIY Shea Butter Solid Lotion Sticks

Parenting, Safe makeup and skin care
Shea Butter Solid Lotion

Have you taken a close look at the ingredients list in your body products? How many can you actually identify? As I begin my journey to a healthier and less toxic consumer, I decided to do just that. And, quite frankly, what I found bothered me. Our so-called healing ointments and lotions have ingredients in them that can cause irritation?? What?? That doesn’t sound right! Not to mention artificial fragrances that can cause asthma and allergies. No thank you! I knew I…

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