| right on target | 12 Eco-Friendly Beauty Brands You Can Find at Target

When I first started this blog, one of my main goals was to show people that buying more ethical products didn’t have to equate to you dropping boo koo bucks/pulling your hair out searching for said ethical products. That is why today I’m writing about all of the great non-toxic, clean, eco-friendly (insert other buzz […]

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| makin’ scents, part deux | 3 Clean Perfume Brands You Need to Know About

A few weeks ago, I wrote about perfumes for Valentine’s Day. There was a lot of talk about yucky chemicals (FYI, synthetic fragrances contain petroleum- and coal-derived chemicals and carcinogenic ingredients), pushy sales people, bad reactions, yada yada yada (insert bad Seinfeld reference here). But there was also lots of talk about some of the […]

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| nailed it | Do You Know What Chemicals Are Lurking in Your Nail Polish?

Like many of the feminine persuasion, I’m a sucker for a good mani/pedi. Unfortunately, nail polish is often filled to the brim with harsh chemicals — boo, sad face, etc., etc. The big three chemical culprits in nail polish are Toluene, Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP) and Formaldehyde. Toluene is toxic to the nervous system. Inhalation of […]

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