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The 9 Best "5-Free" Nail Polish Hues For Fall

As a September baby, I'm partial to all things autumn. School supply shopping, football, coats that are warm but not too warm. And, of course, fall...

Allie White
September 28 2015

5 Rules To Follow When Shopping For Green Beauty Products

Here are some simple rules for reading ingredient labels:

Paige Padgett
September 23 2015

The Ingredient You Should Avoid In Your Soap, Toothpaste & Skin Care Products

It's official: Plastic microbeads in skin-care and beauty products are definitely bad for the environment. They're the tiny particles used in many...

June-wei Sum
September 20 2015

5 Green Beauty Myths It's Time To Get Over

Over the years, I’ve heard all the misconceptions and reasons why women don’t or won’t try to use green cosmetics. Let’s take a look at the five...

Paige Padgett
September 8 2015

Treat Yourself: A Detox Bath To Give You Glowing Skin

There are a variety of known ways for us to detox, but the general rule is "nutrition in, toxins out." One way I love to do it is with a weekly detox...

Liana Werner-Gray
September 7 2015

How Green Is Your Green Beauty Product, Really?

So you’re on the green beauty bandwagon! Congratulations! Now that you've done your research and know which ingredients to avoid in personal care...

Margot White
August 28 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
August 25 2015

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

Even though I’m terrible at it, I love painting my nails. Nail polish is fun and a little special, which is why it's so unsettling to know about the...

Cardia Speziale
August 24 2015

4 Things To Expect When Making The Switch To Clean Beauty

You eat well, squeeze weekly workouts into your busy schedule and consider Friday a gateway to your well-balanced weekend. You're doing all the "right...

Ana Congdon
August 21 2015

5 Products I Can't Live Without (From A Green Beauty Expert)

Editor's Note: Jean Seo, founder of LA-based natural beauty and skin care mecca Evolué Beauty, was a guest at this year's revitalize event and gave us...

Jean Seo
August 14 2015

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

Pregnant? 5 Natural Skin Care Ingredients To Treat Your Body Right

Though paying attention to what you're putting in and on your body is always important, it becomes especially so while pregnant or breast-feeding. Not...

Grace Lee
August 11 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

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

Is Kale Really Toxic? Everything You Need To Know About Heavy Metals

This week, Harper's Bazaar published an article saying that "people are getting seriously sick from eating kale" because of its thallium content, a...

Robin Berzin, M.D.
July 21 2015

I Tested 5 MORE Natural Deodorants So You Don't Have To

Earlier this year when I published my very scientific findings about the six natural deodorants I'd tested for you, dear reader, the response was ......

Allie White
July 18 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

Poison Ivy: How To Prevent It + How To Treat It Naturally

Growing up, I was immune to poison ivy and oak, but six years ago, I got it for the first time and it was BAD. I originally thought it was just...

Jana Blankenship
July 10 2015

The 15 Best Natural Sunscreens To Use This Summer

It's official: the sun is out and it's here to stay. While I fully support a beach day and getting your (natural) fill of vitamin D, it's also crucial...

Allie White
July 7 2015

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