Category Archives for "All Natural Skin Care"

Luxury Beauty Products: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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Luxury beauty products make us feel good (and look good). They come in delicate packages, they cost a bundle (which makes us feel like they MUST be amazing and will make us gorgeous and bring us total happiness), and they make sometimes outrageous promises.

There are some pretty nasty ingredients, however, hiding behind that beautiful façade. Let’s take a look at some of the big names in the luxury beauty industry and see what you’re really putting on your skin. Then we’ll talk about buying luxury beauty products online.

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How Clean is Your Beauty Regime?

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The more we know about the chemicals and additives in our products, the more we seem to gravitate towards healthier alternatives. I love to eat raw, organic food whenever possible, and I love to get outdoors and work my body. I know that these habits will lead to a longer, healthier, life. What I hadn’t considered until recently however, was the chemicals and additives in my shower products and my beauty regime.

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21 Ways to Shop Fair Trade

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_empty_space height=”32px”][vc_column_text]Ever since I started university and I started to learn about global trade, I’ve tried to shop fair trade whenever possible.  Supporting small women’s co-ops in Africa seemed like such a better use of my money than shopping at some big box store where everything is made in China.  Granted, withdrawing all our […]

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USDA Certified Organic Skin Care

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What’s in your typical organic products? There are different classifications of “organic” products.  If you want something that is truly organic, that is, non GMO, all natural, no synthetic chemicals, no pesticides, then you need to make sure that your products are certified organic, and certified by the proper bodies. USDA certified organic skin care […]

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Harmful Skin Care Ingredients

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Regulations for skin care and personal care products in many countries are extremely lax, including Canada and the United States. There is a growing consuming concern over what goes into our skin care products, and there are more and more ‘watchdog’ organizations cropping up like EWG and Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.

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