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Jaime Bedrin investigates misleading personal care product claims in an interview with Consumer Union’s Urvashi Rangan.
The sequel to THE GREEN BEAUTY GUIDE by Julie Gabriel is coming soon. GREEN BEAUTY RECIPES book coming November 2010!. http://thegreenbeautyguide.com Here’s some information from the back page: The insider secrets, tips, and step-by-step techniques to making your own organic and natural cleansers, toners, moisturizers, shampoos, body lotions and oils, deodorants, sun care, and baby … Continue reading
Treehugger interviews Siobhan O’Connor and Alexandra Spunt, the authors of the natural beauty book No More Dirty Looks
I love Wholefoods Markets! Two of the four founders, John Mackey and Renee Lawson Hardy, got booted out of their apartment in Austin, Texas for storing store food there. So, they decided to simply live at the store. They bathed in the Hobart dishwasher, which had an attached water hose. That was when they were … Continue reading
The following is taken directly from fda.gov. “Organic” Cosmetics March 8, 2010 The following information is intended to respond to some questions people commonly ask FDA about “organic” cosmetics. Does FDA have a definition for the term “organic”? No. FDA regulates cosmetics under the authority of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act(FD&C Act) and the Fair … Continue reading
Let’s be honest. Girls like to look pretty and it has been this way since the first cave-woman stuck a flower in her bearskin dress and the first cave man thought it was kinda cute. But, somewhere along the way some started cashing in on the natural female instinct and viciously exploiting female insecurities. We’ve … Continue reading
“We measured umbilical cord blood in babies. We found an average of 200 different industrial chemicals in their cord blood at birth. Of the total 287 chemicals we detected, 180 are known to cause cancer in humans and 217 are toxic to the brain and nervous system.” Dr. Greene, Grist Interview 07, talking about a … Continue reading