Tips to Green Your Beauty Routine (2 videos)
We all know how toxic many of the ingredients in beauty products can be. These two videos present natural alternatives.
This first video gives you lots of good ideas about how to go green when you want to improve your skin, your health and your environment.
For example, avoid face cleansers that contain parabens, triclosan or sulfates. Instead look for lemon, avocado, tea tree oils or aloe leaf juice.
There are lots more easy suggestions here.
The video on page 2 gives you DIY suggestions on how to make your own natural beauty products.
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DIY Eco Cosmetics
This video shows you how to make several beauty products from natural ingredients: skin balm, hairspray for men, sugar scrub. You may find the recipe sizes to be a problem. For example, the hairspray recipe makes a pint and you are advised to put it in the fridge and discard or replace it after a week. Thatís a lot of heads of hair! Donít they have a freezer in their kitchen?
If it is all too much trouble, at the end they suggest several kinds of packaged cosmetics from organic, socially-minded companies.