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Halloween Makeup Made My Son Vomit. Here's What I Didn't Know

Walk through the Halloween aisle at your local store and you'll see piles of makeup kits. Our advice? Keep walking.

Margot White
October 22 2015

I Went On A Beauty Product Purge & It Cleared Up My Skin. Here's What's Left In My Bathroom

Eight years ago, I found myself in a period of multifaceted transition. I'd just exited a long-term relationship, left a toxic job, and had three of...

Ashlee Piper
October 13 2015

The 80/20 Rule: What It Is + Why You Should Apply It To Your Beauty Routine

Cheating once in a while makes dieting easier and more enjoyable, and you are more likely to stick to a diet. Your beauty diet is no different.

Paige Padgett
September 30 2015

9 Better-For-You Beauty Products You Can Find At Trader Joe's (Under $12)

It's rare that a week goes by without me making at least one stop at Trader Joe's. Sure, the checkout lines are long, often wrapping all the way...

Allie White
September 24 2015

5 Ridiculously Simple Ways To Look Like You've Had The Best Sleep Of Your Life

Have you been partying like a rock star or moonlighting and burning the candle at both ends? If so, you are in good company. We have all been there....

Paige Padgett
September 15 2015

5 Reasons To Choose Fertility-Friendly Skin Care

When it comes to fertility, what we put on our body is just as important as what we put inside it. Choosing toxin-free skin care that's “edible” (i.e....

Anna Mitsios, N.D.
August 25 2015

Make Your Own Nontoxic Mascara! (It's Surprisingly Simple)

Have you checked the ingredients in your mascara lately? If it's a conventional brand, it most likely contains harsh chemical ingredients, including...

Liana Werner-Gray
August 24 2015

"5-Free" Nail Polish: What It Is + Why You Should Care

A breakdown of the five most egregious chemicals found in conventional polish, and why you should do your best to avoid them.

Cardia Speziale
August 24 2015

9 Nontoxic Beauty Products To Add To Your Routine

Nine green, good-for-you beauty buys to add to your routine this month.

Allie White
August 12 2015

Hormone Disruptors: What They Are + Why You Should Care

What exactly IS a hormone disruptor, what are the problems associated with them, and is there anything we can do to really to minimize our...

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

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

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Animal Testing

Even with the prevalence of the "cruelty-free" stamp on a package, it's still highly likely animal testing was used on the individual ingredients.

Shashi Batra
May 19 2015

How I Naturally Healed My Acne-Prone Skin

Here are the 10 rules I always follow to make sure my skin behaves.

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...