These days, a lot of people are beginning to shy away from using products that have a lot of chemicals in them. This is true for a number of reasons. For starters, the chemicals in many of these products are not good for the environment. Furthermore, these same chemicals can also do damage to the body. This is especially true when it comes to items such as skin care products. Fortunately, there are some ways to go about making your More »
Everyone knows that beauty goes further than skin deep, but our skin is also a reflection of our health. With skin being the largest organ, it requires more care and attention to stay healthy. Problems such as warts, blemishes and acne can signal something is wrong. Below are some green skin remedies for skin problems.
Acne is associated with teen hormones, but it can strike anyone at any age. Poor nutrition contributes to a poor complexion. Consequently, staying away More »
Enjoying healthy skin does not have to involve buying expensive cleansers and moisturizers or going to a salon. Indeed, people can get clear, healthy skin just by using simple and relatively inexpensive products at home. Using these products and following certain precautions can help people achieve a healthy appearance for their skin without investing a lot of time or money.
Most skincare experts agree that the first step in getting clear skin is washing one’s face every day. Many people neglect to More »
If you’re here, you probably want to know more about how you can live a greener lifestyle, outside of going to the recycling center each week, limiting your water use or choosing a green energy provider such as those found at Texas Energy Providers.
The bad news is that most people don’t know how to make simple changes in their lives to contribute to a better environment. And for some people, making these changes simply takes too much effort. The good news is that you can make changes right now that can positively impact the environment and help reduce your footprint. And it starts with your personal care products
Here are 3 tips for being environmentally conscience when it comes to your personal care products:
1) Use homemade products, or those that are easily renewable: Don’t settle for products that are mass-produced in a factory somewhere that produces a lot of pollution. Use products like shea butter or jojoba oil, or choose homemade deodorant and soaps.
2) Check the label for animal testing: Animal testing isn’t categorically bad, but do you really want to take the chance that your trip to get personal care products possibly impacts the well-being of a harmless creature? Always be conscientious about whether your personal care products come from labs that test on animals.
3) Stay away from chemicals that harm the environment and/or ozone layer: Steer clear of products that contain CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) – they impact the integrity of the ozone. Also, avoid using products with chemicals like zinc PCA and cyclopentasiloxane, as these are bioaccumulative and can have a lasting negative impact on wildlife.
If you make a few small changes in how you shop for personal care products, you can do your part when it comes to preserving the environment.
There has been a reduction in cosmetic companies using animal testing with their products since animal testing has become common knowledge among consumers. Consumers are avoiding products that are known for animal testing and looking for natural products and cosmetics that were tested on consenting adults. However, this does not mean that all cosmetic companies are done killing animals to test their products. Companies claim that these tests are to prove the safety of their products More »
Earth friendly, natural skin care products are a good choice for the care of our skin. Natural skin care is a safe, gentle way to treat different skin issues, clean the skin and heal the skin. It’s true that many skin care products on the shelf these days contain harsh chemicals that are mixed up in a lab for various cosmetics companies. Recently, the Environmental Working Group found lead in many lipsticks! Earth friendly skin care is a great alternative.
Many name brands are now available that More »
A skin care regime is necessary to maintain a youthful appearance , and a natural one would be highly desirable. It is not necessary to spend lots of hard earned money in the pursuit of beauty-with some simple ingredients found around the house, you will have everything needed to maintain your external beauty.
The first step is to cleanse the skin of dirt and other impurities. People with oily skin will want to choose cleansers with an acid base, such as citrus or lemon fruits.Confused? More »
The natural skin and hair care industry has gained in popularity in recent years. Once thought of as a line of products only for people with sensitive skin, natural skin and hair care is now used by people of all nationalities with many different skin types who are concerned about the ingredients they put on their bodies. Because natural skin care products do not add unnecessary chemicals, they are healthier for skin and hair than commercial products with added More »
For those of us who like to be pampered and kind to the earth, it can be a bit difficult to wade through all the products which claim to be animal friendly while weeding out the fakes. So often, skin and hair products test their wares on animals, use animal parts in their merchandise, or supplement their wares with chemicals so noxious that most of us wouldn’t touch them with gloves (let alone smear them on our faces.)
The alternatives to the More »