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How To Switch To Green Beauty Products If You're On A Budget

The scary truth is that most skin care products on the market today contain chemicals that have been linked to some serious health concerns. Over...

Margot White
August 13 2015

9 Nontoxic Beauty Products To Add To Your Routine

Sorry kids, but we're officially nearing the end of summer. As someone who's favorite season is fall (original, I know), I can't say I'm upset about...

Allie White
August 12 2015

Hormone Disruptors: What They Are + Why You Should Care

It seems like everywhere we turn, science is telling us hormone disruptors are dangerous and can hurt our health. But let’s back up. What exactly IS a...

Margot White
August 4 2015

10 Steps To Master An All-Natural Makeup Look

In the words of Beyonce, "I woke up like this." No, that's a lie, but with a little help from our friend and green makeup artist extraordinaire,...

Kristen Arnett
August 3 2015

Is Your Nail Polish Toxic? 3 Ingredients To Ban From Your Life

Whether you only use nail polish for special occasions or your manicurist knows you on a first-name basis, it’s important to know what’s inside those...

Emily David
July 31 2015

9 Natural Products For Glowy Skin & Gorgeous Hair All Summer

If you're looking to upgrade your beauty routine, we've got you covered. Whether it's a refreshing skin toner that will keep your pores in check or a...

Allie White
July 13 2015

Choose A Nontoxic Sunscreen: 3 Things To Look For & 3 To Avoid

Most people know that sunscreen is important, especially in the summer months. But with more and more information suggesting that the very product...

Dara Kennedy
June 23 2015

3 All-Natural Ways To Exfoliate In Less Than 10 Minutes

Exfoliating your skin is crucial for a healthy, vibrant complexion. Since the top layer of the skin (the epidermis) is renewed every two weeks,...

Audrey Lefebvre
June 17 2015

The Clean Beauty Regimen: Ditch Synthetics & Discover Natural

After I was diagnosed with a chronic autoimmune disease, I made the decision to only use skincare and beauty products that were completely free of...

Sarah Hancock
June 4 2015

Kakadu Plum: Why It's Your Skin's New Best Friend

If you love natural skin care products, you need to know about kakadu plum, a potent fruit that has an intriguing past, present and future.

Kim Lewin-Reilly
May 29 2015

An Ancient Ayurvedic Ritual For Your Best Skin Ever

To follow up on my piece introducing the Ayurvedic doshas and the best practices lifestyle practices for each, I'd now like to introduce you to an...

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Animal Testing

It seems obvious: Why would any human willfully want to torture an animal? But so many big corporations in the beauty industry still test products on...

Shashi Batra
May 19 2015

How I Naturally Healed My Acne-Prone Skin

When I made a drastic lifestyle shift in order to heal some more severe health issues I had, I healed my acne- and wrinkle-prone skin in the process....

Osha Key
May 18 2015

Ditch The Chemicals! 5 Head-To-Toe DIY Beauty Treatments

A few years ago, I tried to purge my bathroom of all lotions and potions containing scary toxins, hormone disruptors and chemicals I couldn’t...

Emily Feinstein
May 14 2015

4 DIY Conditioners & Masks For Curly Hair

UV rays, wind, ocean water — these are all factors of a healthy, active life that can strip hair of natural oils and moisture, which then leads to...

Condition & Color Your Lips With This DIY Beet Lipstick

Editor's note: While it's easy to run to a beauty or drugstore to buy your favorite lipstick, why not take the DIY route and try your hand at making...

Pip Waller
April 26 2015

10 Natural, Totally Doable Steps To Take For Your Best Skin Ever

As a beauty product curator, I have access to a lot of products. Much as I love that privilege, the secrets behind flawless skin are so much more than...

Jeannie Jarnot
April 22 2015

This New Bill Could Make American Cosmetics Safer

A bill introduced by Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, would help the federal Food and Drug Administration ensure that...