We ladies can overdo it with the fake tan thing and end up looking a little streaky, a little orange, or a little too dark. Thankfully, there are natural solutions to help erase your fake-bake so you aren’t walking around looking like Snooki.
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Cosmetics giant Johnson & Johnson has finally pledged to remove “ingredients of concern,” like dioxane and formaldehyde, from their cosmetics by 2015. They’re also cleaning up their children’s products by the end of next year.
The best way to fight breakouts is by preventing them in the first place, both from the inside out and on the surface. A healthy diet full of fruits and veggies can go a long way towards healthier skin, and drinking plenty of water can also help prevent breakouts. On the outside, it’s of course important to keep your face clean, but you can add a little oomph to your breakout-fighting routine with this tomato lemon face mask!
Where your acne pops up on your face can point to some internal issues that may need tending to! Here’s to know what your acne may be telling you and natural ways to combat those pesky blemishes.
Sunburns are painful and not too hot for your health, either. Luckily, there are lots of natural sunburn remedies to soothe damaged skin!
I researched, experimented, and tested out different recipes until I found a solid solution that used only natural ingredients and effectively cleaned my makeup brushes.
Show off your Olympic spirit with these beauties in full-medal color…
We are done celebrating independence day, but I’m still trying to celebrate my independence from toxic summer skincare. Green Diva Juliette did a wonderful post with some great ideas for natural and non-toxic ways to avoid damaging sun AND pesky insects!
Utilize some of summer’s best fruits in your beauty routine!
If you’re an eco-fashionista, chances are you already opt for beauty products from companies that avoid animal testing. The sad truth is that most people aren’t aware of how we treat animals in the name of safer cosmetics, and testing doesn’t necessarily make our cosmetics safer. In fact, testing on animals can really only predict how products will affect humans in a limited way. The good news is that there are companies out there that don’t resort to animal testing.
If you’re like me – a lady who prefers to use natural ingredients as opposed to chemicals – you know that it can be hard to find ingredients that are powerful enough to bust through that pore-clogging oil and really zap those zits. Imagine my excitement when I stumbled upon a sensational little herb that can be used as a toner, a moisturizer, or even a face mask. And to think up until now I only used it when cooking. I am face palming as I type.
So what is this kick-a** ingredient? Thyme. Yes, thyme really is on your side. And here is how you can use it
Are you beating the summer heat? Find out how to keep your cool with some super soothing all natural products…
Fish pedicures have gained popularity as a natural – if somewhat quirky – way to treat your feet. If you haven’t heard of fish pedicures before, they are what they say they are: tiny fish feed on your feet, nibbling away dead skin. Have you been wanting to try this interesting pedicure?
Forgive me for being a diva about this, but I’m just not ready to have fuzzy legs in the summer . . . we’ve written and talked about this topic before and I always get some grief about how going hairy is the natural and hence the greenest way to go. This may be true, but I’m just not there yet.
I will be honest here and say that I am terrible about shaving in general. I tend to shave more in the summer but even then it’s usually when we’re headed to the beach, pool, or lake, and I shave my bikini line less often than my pits or legs because I seem to get itchy razor burn no matter what I do.
That’s where Project FIG comes in. Their mission is to give women (and men, but the company was started by and for women) healthier skin choices.
Are you getting enough protection from your sunscreen? Many people don’t use sunscreen properly. Here are 5 common pitfalls.
Summer is here and no matter how diligent we are, sometimes we get a little too much sun! Here are three quick, easy, and all-natural sunburn solutions to help alleviate the burn.
Here are my favorite face masks that not only help cure some common skin conditions but also contain some seriously yummy-and effective-natural ingredients.
If you have yet to switch to nontoxic beauty products, there is no better time to get started than now…
Tired of bumpy, itchy skin after you shave your bikini line? There are lots of store-bought products that you can use to treat razor burn, but they’re often full of mystery ingredients. Next time you shave, try one of these simple, natural solutions to razor burn instead!