- Cosmopolitan.com | Natural Style | Thu, Apr 5, 2012 6:31 PM EDT | Comments
These cool, new "green" makeup and beauty products won't cost you too much green. Here, some pretty ways to help preserve the planet.
By Carly Cardellino
Often times perfumes can cause irritation on skin due to artificial colors and synthetic fragrances they're blended with. Tsi-La Organic Perfume Oils are made with 80 to 100% certified organic, pure plant-based ingredients that don't contain dyes, synthetic fragrance, parabens, harsh petrochemicals or sulfates.
Tsi-La Organic Perfume Oils, $44 each or $95 for 4, tsilaorganics.com
Free of synthetic chemicals, sulfates, silicone, phthalates, gluten, parabens and petrochemicals-and they're 100% vegan. Brush whichever one is closest to your strand shade over oily hair to sop up any excess sheen in seconds.
Jonathan Green Rootine Dry Shampoo Brush-On Powder in Light and Dark, $19, amazon.com
Perfect for traveling, the Eco Tools Bamboo 6-Piece Brush Set, comes equipped with a blush, eyeliner, conceal...Read More »
- Youbeauty.com | Natural Style | Fri, Apr 6, 2012 8:47 AM EDT | CommentsWhen it comes to beauty products, few things are so obviously full of chemicals than nail polish and remover.
Is your polish non-toxic?
"Who hasn't walked into a nail salon and been overcome by the stinky punch of undeniable chemicals?" says Jenna Hipp, a "green" celebrity nail stylist in Hollywood, California. "You think to yourself: 'This can't good.' And you're right."
It's not just toxic fumes that should raise concern. It's the ingredients in your nail polish that are proven to be harmful. "Between the nail, cuticle and the surrounding skin, it's inevitable that what goes on your nails is absorbed through your blood stream," says Deborah Burnes, founder and CEO of Sumbody natural beauty line and author of "Look Great, Live Green."
Here are eight terms to brush up on before your next nail appointment.
"3-Free" = no formaldehyde, toluene or dibutyl phthalate...Read More »
Formaldehyde is the F-word of manicures-it's not necessary to use and if it is i
- Tue, Sep 17, 2013 4:33 PM EDT | CommentsBy Cosmopolitan.
We're all for going bare-faced every once in a while. After all, dermatologists swear it's good to give your skin a break, and sometimes…we just don't feel like putting it on. Looks like these celebs know what we're talking about. (But did they have to look so good in the process?)
- Neutrogena Naturals | Natural Style | Wed, Apr 4, 2012 11:41 AM EDT | Comments
Add the Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Pore Scrub to your exfoliating routine for fresh, …
If you want smoother, more radiant, and youthful-looking skin this season, make a few tweaks to your daily skin care regimen and you'll start to see some positive changes within a week. You need to exfoliate your skin regularly but it can be easy to overdo it. Choosing the right scrubs and exfoliating tools will help you maintain soft and smooth skin without causing damage or triggering breakouts. Enhance your natural beauty by using products that contain natural ingredients - from scrubs and cleansers, to masks and toners, you can get smooth, beautiful-looking skin with products infused with vitamins and natural extracts.
Use these tips to get smoother skin, naturally:
#1: Pick out a good scrub for the season. Use a face scrub that contains naturally-derived ingredients so you aren't clogging your pores or damaging your skin during the exfoliation process. Willowbark is a natural source of salicylic acid which is known to detoxify the pores. It's one of the key ingredients in t...Read More »
- Tue, Sep 17, 2013 4:35 PM EDT | CommentsUndone skin is usually reserved for spring, but it also made a surprise appearance on the fall runways. Makeup artists experimented with monochromatic contouring with nude tones at Valentino, fresh and inventive pops of lipstick on the cheeks at Michael Kors, and dewy complexions aplenty at Vera Wang.
By Kari Molvar
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