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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

Toxic mold doesn’t get much time in the spotlight, but it’s a big deal.

Dave Asprey
June 29 2015

Choose A Nontoxic Sunscreen: 3 Things To Look For & 3 To Avoid

Most people know that sunscreen is important, especially in the summer months. But with more and more information suggesting that the very product...

Dara Kennedy
June 23 2015

The Truth About Sunscreen + A Natural, Homemade Alternative

With temperatures rising steadily around the country, it’s important to start thinking about sun protection. There are two types of sun protection...

Dr. Pragati Gusmano
June 20 2015

11 Ideas To Save Money, Your Health + The Environment

There's an inextricable link between your health and that of the environment. But what if I also told you that you didn't have to spend a ton of money...

Lisa Beres
June 16 2015

The Clean Beauty Regimen: Ditch Synthetics & Discover Natural

After I was diagnosed with a chronic autoimmune disease, I made the decision to only use skincare and beauty products that were completely free of...

Sarah Hancock
June 4 2015

5 Critical Truths You Need To Know Before Buying Sunscreen

It's that time of year when we're all spending a lot of time outside. The comfortable temperatures and long days of direct sunlight tempt us to take...

Shashi Batra
June 3 2015

How To Be Smart & Safe When It Comes To Nail Polish

Everyone is abuzz about nail salons since the New York Times published its two-part series chronicling the many atrocities taking place right under...

Alexandra Spunt
June 2 2015

Kakadu Plum: Why It's Your Skin's New Best Friend

If you love natural skin care products, you need to know about kakadu plum, a potent fruit that has an intriguing past, present and future.

Kim Lewin-Reilly
May 29 2015

10 Steps To Protect Your Pets (And Your Home!) From Toxins

Let’s face it: despite hairballs, litter, shedding and all, we adore our furry family members.

Lisa Beres
May 26 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

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Animal Testing

It seems obvious: Why would any human willfully want to torture an animal? But so many big corporations in the beauty industry still test products on...

Shashi Batra
May 19 2015

How I Naturally Healed My Acne-Prone Skin

When I made a drastic lifestyle shift in order to heal some more severe health issues I had, I healed my acne- and wrinkle-prone skin in the process....

Osha Key
May 18 2015

Tone & Tighten Your Skin With This DIY Raspberry Facial Mask

Whether we like it or not, the effects of aging and sun damage show up on our face. And, while I’m a proud proponent of rocking your grays and...

Becca Piastrelli
May 17 2015

Ditch The Toxic Household Cleaners! Try These 5 Essential Oils Instead

Spring is in full bloom, but if you're a little behind on your seasonal cleaning, now is as good a time as ever to throw open those windows and give...

Ashley Griffith
May 16 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

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

6 Tricks That Get You To Buy "Green" Products

According to the independent watchdog organization, the Greenwashing Index (in partnership with the University of Oregon), "greenwashing" occurs when...

Lisa Beres
May 9 2015

What You Need To Know About Switching To Natural Deodorant

“I decided one day to make the switch to natural deodorant and it was no problem whatsoever,” said no one ever.

Rachel Murray
May 7 2015

5 Everyday Chemicals To Avoid For Optimal Fertility

When preparing to try to get pregnant or conceive a healthy baby, there are certain things you can do to enhance your journey, and other things you...

Dr. Carolyn Alexander
April 28 2015