How to Tell if Your Beauty Products are Natural

Don’t sink your dollar into just any products labeled “natural” or “organic”. Even many health store brands aren’t as pure as you’d think!

By:  Adria Vasil

Walk into a drugstore these days and you’d think every shampoo and body wash on shelves was plucked directly from the lushest patch of nature the world’s ever seen. Sure they’ve got a little ylang ylang or aloe extract somewhere in there, but otherwise, their ingredients read like an advanced chemistry student’s shopping list.

Truth is, the beauty industry is a bit of a wild west with no sheriff in sight. Anyone can call …

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Simple Skin Recipes

Simple Skin Recipes

You’d pay good money for this treatment if you were at a spa! Using five pure and simple ingredients, you can expect to be energized as well as exfoliated.

By: Michael DeJong

Personal care products are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration or any government agency. In fact, there are more than 10,000 chemical ingredients found in personal care products—such as body wash, aftershave, and toothpaste—and 89 percent of these chemicals have not undergone any safety testing. Since we all need to bathe, wash our hair, moisturize our skin, brush our teeth, and groom ourselves, wouldn’t it be …

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