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What You Don’t Know About Cosmetics’ Expiration Dates

All cosmetics and skin care products have an expiration date, which means that many old containers hang around bathroom cupboards far longer than they should. While slathering oneself with expired moi…

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Break Up with Your Makeup: It Could Be Toxic

Summer days are here, and romance is in the air. But before puckering up, you'd be wise to consider the results of a new analysis that found troubling levels of toxins in cosmetics--particularly lipst…

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How Long Do Beauty Products Last?

  All things must come to an end, including the contents of your makeup bag, your medicine cabinet, and shower caddy. Unlike food and medicine, though, beauty products don't have an expiration…

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True Beauty: Cosmetics Companies Ban Chemicals, Disclose Ingredients

Natural cosmetics, free of the most harmful chemicals, are the fastest growing segment of the $50 billion cosmetics industry, according to a report released today by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. T…

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What’s Lurking On Your Purse?

A recent post, I Like It on the Kitchen Table, got me to thinking about my purse and all the places it has been. One thing lead to another and soon I was immersed in a world of germs. The Germs o…

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Do You Worship Physical Beauty?

Let me make a confession right up front. I have a little streak of vanity. Put a nicer way, I take pride in my appearance. I never leave the house without some makeup and I practice a morning ritua…

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Thinking Outside the Candy Bag: A DIY Safe, Fun and Green Halloween

Last year I tackled the ecological lowdown of the very spooky and not-so-eco-friendly Halloween Party with green alternatives. This year, lets dig deep into the plastic pumpkin loot baskets, printed…

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10 Fast and Green Fixes for Beauty Emergencies

Flat hair? Tired eyes? Wrinkled cocktail dress? That's no way to attend a holiday party! So we found quick (and green) beauty touch-ups and style tricks to guarantee you'll look glam even when you're …

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Give Lead the Kiss-Off

Every day, millions of women could be putting their health at risk as they unknowingly expose themselves to toxins. The laundry list of toxins commonly found in cosmetics goes on and on. According …

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