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12 Non-Toxic Nail Polish Brands

The more natural I go with skin care, the more natural I go with everything I put on my body. My latest green switch is nail care. I am a big fan of painted nails. In my jewelry career, that was limit…


How to Stop Buying Palm Oil and Help Save the Orangutans

It came to my attention not that long ago (sometimes I'm very behind in these things) that palm oil is one of the world's largest ongoing environmental disasters and the primary destructive force behi…


Green Your Medicine Chest

I have been traveling a bit lately and spend a lot of time moving my bags from one place to another. You realize, when you travel often, just what you need (and moreover just what you don't need) to l…


Non-Toxic Toothpaste

While I have used and loved Tom's of Maine for years now, it was recently pointed out to me that Tom's uses sodium lauryl sulfate in their toothpaste. It was also recently pointed out that sodium laur…


Homemade Non-Toxic Body Lotion

I've been meaning to create my own body lotion for some months now. I switched over to making my own face cream, but couldn't find a recipe for body lotion that I liked. I wanted something just as pur…


Non-Toxic Lotions

I have a bee in my bonnet about non-toxic lotions. This is entirely due to my own search for store-bought body lotion that I am: a) willing to put on my body (remember, your skin is your largest o…


Non Toxic Nail Polish

I posted this article back in January, but I thought that summer was prime time for a repost - since if you all are anything like me, you can't get enough of open-toed shoes and bare feet. The more…


Toxic Chemicals in Your Dryer Sheets and Fabric Softener

Did you know that fabric softener products (liquid/dryer sheets) are concentrated with chemicals and heavy fragrances? I personally don’t use liquid fabric softener or dryer…


Organic Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Organic Pumpkin Pie (from a real pumpkin no less!) 2 cups of pumpkin pulp puree from a sugar or other pumpkin* 1 1/2 cup organic heavy cream or same amount of hemp milk (hemp milk is my choice by …


10 Ways to Green Your Halloween

Want to get on board with making Halloween healthier for kids and the planet but don’t know where to start? Green Halloween™ has 10 easy ideas that will help you celebrate an EEK-O fab holiday while k…


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