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

Ever since puberty, I've been hyper-aware of deodorant, perhaps to a fault. I'm mindful of how I smell at all times, and often find myself doing the...

Allie White
April 11 2015

7 Ideas To Create A Toxin-Free Nursery For Your Baby

Ways you can ensure that your nursery is a safe and toxin-free environment for your baby to grow and thrive.

Naomi Alon
April 8 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

9 Tips To Reduce Toxins & Support Your Immune System

What does "detox" mean to you? Most people think of fasting, dieting, or cleansing. And while these approaches can help eliminate toxins from the...

Dr. Mitchell Gaynor
March 28 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

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

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

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

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