Four Things You Really Need to Know Before Using Essential Oils

Four Things You Really Need to Know Before Using Essential Oils

Essential Oils: basically the foundation of “natural” beauty. Essential oils almost always have a place in organic beauty, from skincare to fragrance and beyond. Ask any celebrity that uses natural skincare what their secret is to glowing skin and chances are, they’ll name at least a few essential oils in their regimen.  Continue reading “Four Things You Really Need to Know Before Using Essential Oils”

Going Natural: Deodorant Edition

Going Natural: Deodorant Edition

Today’s topic: natural deodorant. The argument for natural (non-toxic) deodorants is mostly based on aluminum. Deodorants and antiperspirants typically go hand in hand and aluminum (or aluminum salts) is the active ingredient in most, if not all, antiperspirants. It’s the ingredient that keeps you dry. Aluminum in antiperspirants has raised concerns for its potential link to numerous diseases, from breast cancer to Alzheimer’s. Parabens and phthalates are among the other questionable ingredients that are cause for concern.
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