Celebrate, but not with glitter: Glitter is a toxic pollutant that should be banned, warn scientists

Glitter is tiny, sparkly and festive, but these minuscule particles are harmful to the environment. According to experts, glitter should be banned to protect oceans and marine life. Why is glitter bad for the environment? Glitter particles are very small, and marine animals often mistake them for food. This is bad because microplastics like glitter can damage … Continue reading Celebrate, but not with glitter: Glitter is a toxic pollutant that should be banned, warn scientists

Use antioxidant-rich neem oil to address skin conditions like acne and eczema

Neem oil is a versatile substance used in traditional medicine. This incredible natural remedy has many uses, including the ability to relieve common skin conditions like acne and eczema. Neem oil, an antioxidant-rich natural cure Neem oil is a natural product that comes from the neem tree. In Traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic Medicines, neem oil is … Continue reading Use antioxidant-rich neem oil to address skin conditions like acne and eczema

Avoid insect bites this outdoor season without resorting to nerve gas sprays

The outdoor season is upon us, and the joys of getting outside are literally on our doorstep. What a wonderful time to bask in the glory that is mother nature, and revel in her relentless beauty and ability to nurture the body and mind. That is, until the insects show up, then the beauty of being outside … Continue reading Avoid insect bites this outdoor season without resorting to nerve gas sprays

More than a beauty product: 10 Survival uses for lip balm

Many people use lip balm daily to prevent dry and chapped lips. It’s small, lightweight and extremely easy to stow in pockets, hygiene kits or purses. But lip balm can do so much more than just moisturize lips. This inconspicuous object can also be used as a survival tool due to its versatility. If you … Continue reading More than a beauty product: 10 Survival uses for lip balm

Glitter sunscreen is this summer’s biggest beauty trend, but experts warn it is harmful to the environment

Chemical-based sunscreens are unsafe enough on their own. But the glitter sunscreen that came out this summer of 2018 might pollute the environment on top of the existing detrimental effects on human health, an article in Harper’s Bazaar reported. Glitter is highly popular among women and children. Makeup, nail polish, and lip gloss are just some of the common … Continue reading Glitter sunscreen is this summer’s biggest beauty trend, but experts warn it is harmful to the environment

Chemical-free sunscreens and sunburn treatments

When shopping for sunscreen, options are often limited to those that are easy to apply but are full of harmful chemicals or natural variants that are thick and too sticky. But you can stop worrying about what kind of sunscreen or after-sun skin treatments to buy because listed below are several chemical-free options. (h/t to OutsideOnline.com) … Continue reading Chemical-free sunscreens and sunburn treatments

The Benefits of Organic Lip Balm

Source: The Benefits of Organic Lip Balm by Dr. Edward Group Having chapped lips is one of life’s most unpleasant experiences. So whether you’re providing daily care to avoid chapped lips, or going through the misery of remedying chapped lips, you need to provide your lips with moisturizing nutrients and an organic lip balm is ideal … Continue reading The Benefits of Organic Lip Balm

6 Natural Oils That Work as Sunscreen

We all either dive into or at least dip our toes in the trend of sunscreen as soon as the scorching summer sun starts roasting our skin. But hey, before slathering your skin with that chemical based range of cosmetics, have you actually checked if the one you are using incorporates safe ingredients? Your answer to this … Continue reading 6 Natural Oils That Work as Sunscreen

6 Reasons to Use Organic Makeup

Source: 6 Reasons to Use Organic Makeup by Dr. Edward Group Makeup is an essential beauty item used by women all over the world, and many females are in no hurry to ditch this daily necessity. While choosing to wear makeup may help enhance one’s personal appearance and self esteem, it also exposes the wearer to … Continue reading 6 Reasons to Use Organic Makeup

6 Crazy Facts about the Toxins in Makeup

Source: 6 Crazy Facts about the Toxins in Makeup by Dr. Edward Group Just about all of us use some type of personal care product, but did you know that many of these items contain a slew of toxic compounds? Sometimes using a product simply to improve your appearance can do more harm than good. That’s … Continue reading 6 Crazy Facts about the Toxins in Makeup