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7 Biggest Skincare Myths

Everyone wants good skin -- and there's plenty of advice out there about how to make that happen. But, not all of that advice is necessarily good advice. Read on for some of the biggest skincare myths…

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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…

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5 Favorite Ethical Shops Online

Like most people this holiday season, you’ll be doing a lot of shopping. While door-buster specials may be good for some items, you’ll want to shop online, and at stores that provide ethical service a…

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5 Natural Ways to Get Thicker Lashes

I once had long, luxurious lashes that framed my blue eyes. Then, year by year, my lashes thinned,dropping like the proverbial flies. For a while, I painted Latisse on my lashes each night, and they g…

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6 Non-Toxic Ways to Paint Your Face for Halloween

Conventional face paint may contain all sorts of nasty elements like lead, arsenic, and mercury that  you really shouldn't be putting on you body, and especially not on your lips or near your eyes, wh…

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Does Your Skin Need a Detox?

You really are what you eat. I would add that you are also what your skin eats. That's because most of what you slather on your skin will literally be absorbed directly into your bloodstream where it …

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The ‘Dirty Dozen’ Toxins in Your Skin Care Products

There are more than 82,000 chemicals in common cosmetics and personal care products. Because the skin is the body's largest detox organ and one of the best ways to eliminate toxins is through perspira…

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28 Surprising Places Triclosan Hides

Does your toothpaste, deodorant or cutting board contain triclosan? Triclosan is an antimicrobial recently banned by Minnesota and under scrutiny by the FDA for altering hormone regulation and fost…

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How to Tell if Your Nail Polish is Toxic

Nail polish is pretty – pretty toxic, that is. Why? Because many commercially-made polishes, base coats, laquers, nail art, thinners, and top coat-base coat combinations contain chemicals that have…

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Which Lipsticks Have the Most Lead?

Why lead is still allowed in lipstick is beyond me. This heavy metal is a toxic chemical, yet it is frequently found in the pigments used to color lipstick and make it shimmer. Even though it's been r…

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They sound delicious...can't wait to try! Thanks

Some enticing possibilities there - just have to wait for Spring/Summer to roll around.

Great tips! Thank you