Have you ever wondered how you could help the environment?
It can feel daunting to think about the ways that you can go green. With single-use plastics as far as the eye can see and affordable electric vehicles still pretty far from being widespread, what's the average person to do?
A completely natural shampoo that’s also free of wasteful packaging? That’s certainly something to get excited about, but your next thought is likely, “How in the world do I use a shampoo bar?” This is a very frequent question we get, but fear not because we are here to walk you through the process!
If you’re like most beauty devotees, you probably have quite the collection of nail products: base coats, ALL the colors, top coats in various finishes, speed dry setting coating, nail strengthener, nail oil, polish removers... It’s an arsenal of self indulgence and fun! But it is likely also an arsenal of chemicals you would not choose to expose yourself to if they were prominently labeled.
As you embark on unjunking your beauty routine, it can be overwhelming to figure out what you need to find and trash immediately... especially if you’re a beauty devotee and have cabinets full of every product under the sun! But here’s an easy one: parabens.
If you’ve been wanting to un-junk your beauty routine, here are some ingredients to scan your labels for and pitch (don’t forget to recycle their containers!):
Petroleum by-products are a vast group of ingredients, but you can easily target their common beauty product forms by looking for mineral oil, petrolatum, and paraffins. These are all ingredients that are created from petroleum (crude oil) and then refined and used in countless cosmetic and skin care products...