Category Archives : natural cosmetics


A New Year and New Healthy Eating Habits

As the holiday season draws to a close, many of us start to think about how to eat more healthfully in the New Year and perhaps try and lose those few extra pounds that might have crept up on us over the holidays. If healthy eating and cooking are on your list of New Year’s […]

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Antiaging Eye Care: Crow’s Feet

Sun exposure and aging diminish skin’s elasticity; UV rays and pollution cause inflammation and cell damage. As a result, repeated expressions (smiling, squinting) form creases. Look for products with: Antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E, to help fight free radicals and sun damage Hyaluronic acid, to help boost the absorption of vitamin C  


Alternative to Artificial Fragrances – cont.

Are you searching for alternatives to health-hazardous artificial fragrances? Try the naturally scented products below. Beeswax Lip Balm by Burt’s Bees. A touch of peppermint oil blends with honey-tinged beeswax for a tingly lip treat Fabric Softner by Ecover. The calming aroma of lavender creates a fabric softner that leaves clothes soft and sweetly scented […]


Alternatives to Artificial Fragrances-cont.

Are you searching for alternatives to health-hazardous artificial fragrances? Try the naturally scented beauty products below. Almond Moisture Cream by Weleda. Relax skin with a combo of sweet almond and plum kernel oil in this gentle cream Unscented Very Emollient Body Lotion by Alba Botanica. Pamper dryness with aloe, chamomile, and green tea (my favorite-there […]


Another Super Company – Burts Bees!

As a vocal proponent for transparency in the cosmetics world, Burt’s Bees has played a central role in developing labeling standards for natural products and ingredients. On average, the line contains 99 percent natural ingredients, and the company aims to achieve 100 percent by 2011, with absolutely no parabens or petroleum-based compounds. Already using recycled […]