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6 Green Beauty Lip Glosses under $20

General, Safe makeup and skin care
6 Safe Lip Glosses under $20

Lipstick is not my thing. I don’t know why, but I have just never been a fan. The clean beauty market is not lacking in beautiful lipsticks or reviews for them. But trying to find a good, green beauty lip gloss review has proven a bit difficult. I am not going to lie, I have been missing my Neutrogena Moisture Smooth color stick. It goes on so smooth and glossy with just enough color. EWG rates it a “4” as…

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A Cookbook Review & Giveaway

Healthy Food & Recipes
100 days real food cookbook review

Finding out I was selected as an ambassador for the newest ​100 Days of Real Food cookbook was such an honor for me! I’ve been a big fan of the author, Lisa Leake’s for a while now. Once I discovered it, her website, 100 days of Real Food quickly became my “bible” for healthy eating. Simplicity is key for me these days and that is something she really gets. It is true, you can still eat healthy when life gets…

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Rubbing Alcohol Safe to Use for Green Cleaning?

Green Cleaning
Isopropyl Alcohol

Rubbing alcohol, otherwise known as isopropyl alcohol, is cheap and easy to find. It is something we often already have in our homes as it is a popular choice for disinfecting purposes, such as earrings and skin. Prior to my research, I considered it a safe and green cleaner. But, because it is a chemical that is unsafe to drink, is flammable, and can cause skin irritations, I no longer feel comfortable including it on the list. Rubbing alcohol is…

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Hydrogen Peroxide for Green Cleaning

Green Cleaning
Green Cleaning

It is time to ditch your chlorine bleach and start using hydrogen peroxide. We all know that bleach is very toxic and not safe to use. If you don’t, check out this article ​HERE​. Hydrogen peroxide not only is a much safer alternative; it is also very reasonable. You might already have it in your first aid kit but, if not, you can pick it up at the Dollar Store along with a few other green cleaning goodies. We often…

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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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