You may be familiar with the dangerous but all too common chemicals present in many cosmetics today but recent studies show that teens are at an even greater risk for their harmful effects.
While the tiny microbeads in your face wash may make a great exfoliant, they have been proven to have a harmful effect on the environment, particularly aquatic wildlife. In the wake of growing evidence about their negative effects, The Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015 has been passed which bans intentionally added plastic “microbeads” from cosmetic and health products.
Each new year comes with it’s own set of beauty trends but which will stay and which will go this year? Top makeup artists weigh in on which ones they’d like to see left in 2015. See full article here.
Can’t say it enough – you’ve got to read the labels on your products! Read more
You may be familiar with the cute little micro beads found in many face washes, toothpastes and soaps available at your local drug store but what you may not be aware of is their full ecological impact once they begin their journey down the drain. It has been discovered that these tiny beads of plastic are causing considerable environmental damage and polluting the waterways, among other things. This why New York politicians have been pushing for legislature to ban these micro beads from your hygiene and beauty products. It’s time to find an all-natural substitute for your daily exfoliant! Click here to read the full article
With natural make-up becoming more readily available on the mass market, it may be time to ask yourself – is it worth going green? I think you know what our answer would be! Health & Fitness magazine offers great tips for knowing what to look for when buying “green”.