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Natural Essential Oil Insect Repellents For You (And Your Dog, Too!)

With regards to bugs, I’m very much a NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) sort of person. That said, I don’t want to smell like citronella, either.

Clara Williams
July 6 2015

10 Sneaky Sources Of Endocrine Disruptors + How To Avoid Them

One sobering fact of modern life: endocrine (hormone) disruptors are everywhere. Occasional contact wouldn’t be a major concern but the trouble is,...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
July 1 2015

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Mold

Personally, I know how much mold can wreak havoc because I grew up in houses filled with toxic mold — and the effects on my body and brain were...

Dave Asprey
June 29 2015

6 Conventional Beauty Products You Need To Toss ASAP

Everyday personal care products contain thousands of chemicals that affect hormones and may be linked to various illnesses. Cosmetic manufacturers...

Jennifer Freitas
May 23 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

3 Reasons To Add Rosehip Oil To Your Skin Care Routine

Natural beauty oils are one of the hottest trends in skin care, and with good reason. Many of us are concerned by the chemical overload inherent in...

Corinne Morley
May 13 2015

24 Toxic Skin-Care Ingredients + What To Use Instead (Infographic)

Looking at a list of toxic ingredients to avoid in cosmetics, I realized the standard list needed a bit of an update. For example, while parabens are...

Marie Veronique Nadeau
April 24 2015

6 Reasons To Start Using Coconut Oil As Toothpaste

Coconut oil is one of those foods that seems to have endless uses. One use you may be unaware of is that it's a fantastic base for toothpaste. Often,...

Nathan Wiebe
April 12 2015

I Tested 6 Natural Deodorants So You Don't Have To

After a month and half, three sticks, one spray bottle, one cream and one salt crystal, here are six that worked for me.

Allie White
April 11 2015

DIY: 3 Nontoxic Cleaning Products

These cleaners are wonderful and effective environmentally-friendly alternatives to strong-smelling chemicals. The essential oils leave a fresh, clean...

Pip Waller
April 6 2015

An Herbal Tea To Calm Your Skin

Made with herbs that are known to help calm skin flare ups, this tea works from the inside out to deliver its powerful benefits to your largest organ....

Pip Waller
March 27 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

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.

Kate Solomon
March 4 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