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3 Easy Ways To Find Clean Cosmetics

Your favorite personal care products could be laced with potentially harmful chemicals, so how do you tell the good from the bad among the thousands...

Heather White
March 17 2015

Homemade Toothpaste With Peppermint & Coconut Oil

Whenever we brush our teeth we absorb the ingredients in the toothpaste. We should think twice about absorbing what is in regular toothpaste. What is...

Liana Werner-Gray
March 16 2015

3 Shockingly Bad Ingredients To Avoid In Your Cosmetics

As a woman and a mother, it's important to me to set an example of wellness and health for my two young girls; that's why I've fought so hard to...

Heather White
March 15 2015

4 Simple Beauty Treatments You Can Find In Your Kitchen

While there are a million products out there claiming to cure your skin woes, the best way to get soft, glowing skin is to use natural ingredients you...

Amie Valpone
March 13 2015

How My Mother's Death Led Me To Quit Being A Doctor & Live My Dream

I'm a doctor. Countless sleepless nights and a degree from Georgetown University will prove it. I trained as an emergency physician in Washington DC,...

Sarah Villafranco, M.D.
March 13 2015

DIY: A Nontoxic Way To Whiten Your Teeth

Bleaching our teeth white is not cool. We are putting so many harmful chemicals on our teeth and in our mouths that seep through to the gums, tongue,...

Liana Werner-Gray
March 10 2015

11 Natural Preservatives To Look For In Beauty Products

With every news cycle, it seems there's a new warning in the world of harmful ingredients in personal care products. Last month, The New York Times...

Kate Solomon
March 4 2015

Why You Should Never Use Air Fresheners + 6 Natural Alternatives

I've never been a fan of air fresheners in cars. Here in Canada, in the winter, I use ride-sharing programs a lot more than my bike, which means I'm...

Meghan Telpner
March 3 2015

3 Simple, Natural DIY Acne Treatments

Though running to a doctor or pharmacy may seem like the easy thing to do every time your skin flares up, it's often the natural, homemade...

Sunil Visvambaram
February 24 2015

A Guide To Decoding The Labels On "Natural" Skin Care Products

I would love to imagine that the ingredients in all of my products come from wild botanicals grown in the Swiss Alps rather from a lab in an...

Sophie Uliano
February 19 2015

This Is The Best Way To Get Kids To Eat More Nutritious Food

You may remember the bland, monochromatic school lunches that were — and are — ubiquitous in the public school system. Well, pretty much everyone...

February 13 2015

4 Natural Remedies To Replace Your Harsh Facial Cleanser

Cleansing your face should be a process that protects your skin from further damage — after all, it's the body's largest organ and should be protected...

Krystle Hope
February 2 2015

3 Ways To Get Clean From The Inside Out (No Juicing Required)

You know what I find pretty funny and even ironic? People on juice cleanses that are angry and stressed out!

Lauren Imparato
January 30 2015

The All-Natural Ritual That Will Save Your Skin

Our skin is a reflection of our inner ecosystem, so epidermis health ultimately comes from the foods we put in our bodies, the water we drink and the...

Lula Brown
January 29 2015

5 Surprising Ways To Use The Detoxifying Power Of Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal is one of the most nontoxic, adsorptive substances known to man. It binds to and eliminates poisons from the body, as well as...

Naomi Teeter
January 22 2015

DIY: 3 All-Natural Remedies For Problem Skin

Our skin is actually the largest organ and needs nourishing attention. With a little extra lovin', our skin will glow from the inside out, so edible,...

Erin O'Brien
January 21 2015