Beauty

  • Spring Cleaning, Don't Forget Your Makeup

    By Staff | Beauty

    It's that time of year - spring cleaning. Whether you planning to 'kondo' your space or do some light seasonal preparation, don't forget your make-up. If you are like us, you have trend driven lipsticks or those rarely used products that you are loat...


  • How I stopped wearing deodorant - and you can too

    By Kate | Beauty

    When it comes to personal care products and the amount we use - less is more. On average, women use 12 products daily exposing themselves to over 168 different chemicals and no one is really sure what the effect of all of those chemicals have on us...


  • Warnings Increase Concerns About Conventional Beauty Brands

    By Staff | Beauty

    The French have it all, doesn't it seem? Great cheese (and the metabolism to eat it), a way with scarves, and beauty products with significantly less chemicals than in North America. Although US Food and Drug Association (FDA) was set up to regula...


  • Did Make-Up Give My Wife Breast Cancer? The Hidden Truth of Cosmetics

    By Staff | Beauty

    The virtually unregulated beauty industry puts potential carcinogens in their products. Then they shower us with pink ribbons. - Reprinted in part from AlterNet, by John Wasik When Kathleen felt a lump in her right breast she began a journey tha...


  • 5 non-toxic beauty products to replenish and restore

    By Kate | Beauty

    As the seasons change it's time to take stock of our skin and tresses and make sure that they've gotten all the moisture they need. Whether your climate is just finishing summer, or about to enter into it, these are my 5 must-haves to replenish and r...


  • Protecting your nails (and your manicure)

    By Kate | Beauty

    This time of year can be hazardous to your nails. The climate, the season - whether you're at the beach, on the slopes, or just going about your day to day, be careful of these manicure hazards: 1. Sanitizers - it may flu season but constantly ap...


  • Scotch Naturals - eco-friendly, hip and trendy

    By Kate | Beauty

    Scotch Naturals are the eco-friendly alternative to conventional solvent nail polish.  They offer nail polish that is: Vegan Cruelty-free Gluten Free Fragrance Free Toxin Free Paraben Free Hypoallergenic Biodegradable...


  • How toxic is my shaving kit - a new report

    By Staff | Beauty

    The Manscape: The Dirt on Toxic Ingredients in Men’s Body Care Products The mission at Canada's Environmental Defence is to protect the environment and human health. One area of significant focus for them is toxins in personal care products, ho...


  • Amanda Reviews: Radiant Cosmetics

    By Amanda | Beauty

    Who knew that makeup could have such a huge impact on society? My package contained three lovely Radiant Cosmetics products: matte lipstick in Moscow and two lip glosses in Cheeky and Hummingbird. Since I have tried these products, I find it har...